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Table 5 Correlations between age, duration of complaints, Fibromyalgia syndrome severity, and scores of dental anxiety, anxiety and depression scales in the Fibromyalgia syndrome patients

From: Fibromyalgia syndrome and dental anxiety

  Age FM duration of complaints FIQ HAD anxiety HAD depression
FM duration of complaints r .336**     
p .007     
FIQ r − .233 − .083    
p .066 .516    
HAD anxiety r − .259* − .171 .740**   
p .040 .182 .000   
HAD depression r − .147 − .189 .656** .892**  
p .251 .138 .000 .000  
MDAS r − .162 − .190 .381** .607** .635**
p .204 .137 .002 .000 .000
  1. r, Spearman correlation coefficient; p, p value; **Significance level p < 0.01; *Significance level p < 0.05; FM, fibromyalgia syndrome; FIQ, fibromyalgia impact questionnaire; HAD, hospital anxiety and depression scale; MDAS, modified dental anxiety scale