Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of RA patients at baseline

RA patients


Sex, female/male (n)

8/2 (10)


Age in years, mean (range)

55.5 (44-64)


DAS28

4.9 (2.9-6.5)


SJC, mean (range)

11.7 (6-18)


TJC, mean (range)

9.8 (1-16)


VAS, mean (range)

22 (10-32)


CRP (mg/l), mean (range)

21 (3-52)


ESR mm/h, mean (range)

23.9 (3-74)


Lebre et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R200   doi:10.1186/ar4038

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