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Table 5 Secondary Outcomes between Control and Social Media groups in SLE subjects

From: Improvement of medication adherence in adolescents and young adults with SLE using web-based education with and without a social media intervention, a pilot study

  Control Social Media
T0 (n = 14) T1 (n = 14) p-value* T0 (n = 12) T1 (n = 12) p-value*
PSQ 0.46 ± 0.06 0.50 ± 0.06 0.15 0.51 ± 0.07 0.48 ± 0.07 0.35
CASE 37.0 ± 2.9 36.6 ± 2.9 0.47 34.3 ± 3.4 38.5 ± 3.4 0.04
SMILEY 64.9 ± 5.4 67.0 ± 5.4 0.3 61.3 ± 5.0 64.4 ± 5.0 0.06
SOA 16.2 ± 1.5 17.3 ± 1.2 0.2 17.0 ± 1.8 20.8 ± 1.3 0.03
SOC 143.1 ± 14.0 152.2 ± 11.3 0.4 138.3 ± 13.4 168.3 ± 10.2 0.03
  1. T0 and T1 values expressed as Mean ± SEM, *calculated using paired t-test, T0 prior to starting study, T1 6 weeks after study completion
  2. Abbreviations: SLE systemic lupus erythematosus, PSQ Perceived Severity of Stress Questionnaire, CASE Children’s Arthritis Self-Efficacy scale, SMILEY Simple Measure of the Impact of Lupus Erythematosus in Youngsters, SOA Sense of agency, SOC Sense of community