Table 1

Baseline disease characteristics

Duration of osteoarthritis (years)

Mean (standard deviation)

4.7 (4.0)

Median

2.5

Minimum-maximum

1 to 15

WOMAC pain (0 to 100)

Mean (standard deviation)

60.78 (17.51)

Median

59.00

Minimum-maximum

28.80 to 88.20

WOMAC stiffness (0 to 100)

Mean (standard deviation)

69.70 (16.27)

Median

75.00

Minimum-maximum

27.50 to 92.50

WOMAC function (0 to 100)

Mean (standard deviation)

66.00 (19.36)

Median

65.50

Minimum-maximum

26.06 to 95.63

Patient global (0 to 100)

Mean (standard deviation)

60.55 (21.96)

Median

61.00

Minimum-maximum

16.00 to 92.00

Joint tenderness (0 to 3)

Mean (standard deviation)

1.75 (0.44)

Median

2.00

Minimum-maximum

1.00 to 2.00

Joint swelling (0 to 3)

Mean (standard deviation)

2.15 (0.37)

Median

2.00

Minimum-maximum

2.00 to 3.00

Physician global (0 to 100)

Mean (standard deviation)

69.65 (12.74)

Median

67.50

Minimum-maximum

46.00 to 95.00


WOMAC, Western Ontario and McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index.

Maksymowych et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R206   doi:10.1186/ar4044

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