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Table 5 Comparison of fatigue in patients with or without depression

From: Psychometric properties of fatigue severity scale in Chinese systemic lupus erythematosus patients

  9-item FSS 7-item FSS
  With depression
(n = 89)
Without depression
(n = 112)
With depression
(n = 89)
Without depression
(n = 112)
Median 4.80 3.35 4.43 2.57
Z   −5.56   − 5.70
P value   0.000a   0.000a
  1. Note: SDS score ≥ 50 means depression, and SDS score < 50 means no depression
  2. aMann–Whitney test