Table 5

Quality of life (LupusPRO) in the patients studied according to remission status (complete or clinical) from last clinic assessment

LupusPRO domainRemission (clinical or complete) ≥5 years (n=112)Remission (clinical or complete) <5 years (n=216)Non-remission (n=125)p*p†
HR domains
Symptoms81.5±18.174.4±18.371.3±21.0 0.001<0.001
Cognition67.5±24.563.1±24.962.1±26.9 0.12 0.11
Medications80.6±23.970.8±23.367.6±26.7<0.001<0.001
Procreation94.4±13.784.6±23.482.6±24.1<0.001<0.001
Physical health88.8±15.783.5±20.482.9±20.7 0.01 0.02
Pain74.3±23.470.4±22.667.5±22.5 0.15 0.02
Emotional71.2±24.763.0±22.961.1±26.0 0.004 0.002
Image85.3±24.482.9±22.478.6±25.0 0.39 0.04
HRQOL (total)80.4±14.974.1±14.771.7±17.5<0.001<0.001
Non-HR domains
Desire/goal75.6±23.769.1±23.073.3±21.8 0.02 0.44
Social support60.5±31.160.2±29.564.7±28.1 0.93 0.28
Coping56.3±24.354.6±23.757.4±22.8 0.56 0.71
Satisfaction with medical care44.5±33.248.2±26.247.6±24.9 0.31 0.43
Non-HRQOL (total)59.2±18.158.0±15.260.8±14.7 0.55 0.48
  • *Comparison between remission ≥5 years and remission <5 years.

  • †Comparison between remission ≥5 years and non-remission.

  • HR, health related; HRQOL, health-related quality of life.