Table 4

Total, between-, and within-patient variance in total cholesterol (TC), systolic blood pressure (SBP), and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) during follow-up

Total variance

Between-patient variance

Within-patient variance

Variance between patients (%)

Variance within patients (%)


TC (mmol/L)

1.9

0.97

0.91

51.8

48.2

SBP (mm Hg)

347.3

169.6

177.7

48.8

51.2

DBP (mm Hg)

119.2

43.1

76.1

36.1

63.9


Nikpour et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R125   doi:10.1186/ar3063

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