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Table 4 Correlation coefficient between the FAS and the SF-36 subscores

From: The Fatigue Assessment Scale as a simple and reliable tool in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross-sectional study

  FAS
SF-36 subscores SLE (n = 73) pSS (n = 23) HV (n = 23)
Physical functioning − 0.58* − 0.73* − 0.25
Role physical − 0.59* − 0.58* − 0.32
Role emotional − 0.60* − 0.64* 0.00
Bodily pain − 0.68* − 0.67* 0.23
General health − 0.71* − 0.70* − 0.50*
Vitality − 0.85* − 0.78* 0.85*
Social functioning − 0.67* − 0.47* 0.52*
Mental health − 0.65* − 0.60* − 0.50*
  1. FAS Fatigue Assessment Scale, SF-36 Short Form 36, SLE systemic lupus erythematosus, pSS primary Sjogren’s syndrome, HV healthy volunteers
  2. *Correlations are significant at p value < 0.05