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Table 1 Selected clinical variables in the 49 pSS patients

From: Interleukin-1-related activity and hypocretin-1 in cerebrospinal fluid contribute to fatigue in primary Sjögren’s syndrome

Females (%)/males (%) 41 (84)/8 (16)
Age, years, median [range] 56.1 [34.2–78.2]
Duration, years, median [range] 5.0 [0.4–16.0]
fVAS scores, median [range] 64 [3.0–93.0]
BDI scores, median [range] 9.0 [0.0–38.0]
Pain scores*, median [range] 49.0 [0.0–90.0]
Presence of anti-SSA/SSB antibodies (%) 38 (78)
CRP (mg/L) [range] 1.5 [0.0–9.0]
  1. Abbreviations: fVAS fatigue visual analog scale, BDI Beck Depression Inventory, SSA/SSB Sjögren’s syndrome-related antigen A (Ro) and B (La), CRP C-reactive protein
  2. *SF-36 pain scores are reported according to the transformed scale with high scores indicating high bodily pain and low scores indicating lower bodily pain