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Table 4 Correlation between Beck’s Depression Inventory total score and age, duration of illness, SLEDAI-2K, physical composite scale (PCS), and mental composite scale (MCS) in SLP patients

From: Impact of depression on quality of life in systemic lupus erythematosus patients

Variables   Beck’s depression inventory total score
Age (years) r 0.046
P value 0.801
Duration of illness (years) r − 0.154
P value 0.401
SLEDAI-2K r 0.372
P value 0.036
Physical composite scale (PCS) r − 0.211
P value 0.262
Mental composite scale (MCS). r − 0.688
P value < 0.0001
  1. SLEDAI-2K The Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index-2k
  2. PCS physical composite scale, MCS mental composite scale