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Table 2 Patient reported outcome measures: FACIT-fatigue (FF), GAD7 (anxiety), Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ), PHQ9 (depression), PHQ15 (somatization), Symptom Severity Score (SSS), Widespread Pain Index (WPI)

From: Rheumatoid arthritis patients with fibromyalgic clinical features have significantly less synovitis as defined by power Doppler ultrasound

  TJC minus SJC ≥7 (joint count criteria) TJC minus SJC <7 P TP ≥11 (ACR 1990 classification criteria) TP <11 P Fulfil both ACR 1990 and joint count criteria Do not meet both joint count and ACR criteria P
  n = 26 n = 21   n = 19 n = 28   n = 17 n = 30  
GAD7 7.58 3.62 0.005 7.84 4.43 0.001 7.71 4.73 0.020
PHQ9 9.27 4.52 0.017 10.89 4.61 0.000 10.59 5.20 0.027
PHQ15 10.77 6.90 0.019 11.79 7.18 0.226 11.88 7.43 0.230
HAQ 1.70 1.27 0.070 1.84 1.29 0.002 1.85 1.32 0.005
FF 25.85 15.81 0.461 27.47 17.21 0.332 28.29 17.43 0.725
WPI 7.15 4.81 0.145 9.47 4.25 0.073 9.41 4.62 0.886
SSS 7.50 4.95 0.699 7.53 5.14 0.316 7.65 5.23 0.494
  1. SJC swollen joint count, TJC tender joint count, TP tender points