Table 1

Summary characteristic of Behçet's patients and normal control subjects in this study

Case

Control



Analysis

Samples size

Mean age

(S.D)

Male/Female

Samples

size

Mean age

(S.D)

Male/Female


Stage I

147

32.90 ± 7.50

129/18

951

39.77 ± 9.99

712/239

Stage II

330

33.39 ± 7.98

268/62

383

34.61 ± 7.85

301/82

Combined

477

33.07 ± 7.64

397/80

1334

37.07 ± 9.11

1,013/321


SD, standard deviation

Hou et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R70   doi:10.1186/ar3789

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