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Table 1 Patient data

From: Enumeration and phenotypical analysis of distinct dendritic cell subsets in psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

  Characteristic Peripheral blood study group Synovial fluid study group
Rheumatoid arthritis Age [mean ± SD (range)] 58 ± 12 (24–80) 59 ± 15 (33–70)
  Female:male 10:2 5:1
  White blood cells [mean ± SEM] 6.4 × 106 ± 1.2 × 104/ml  
  C-reactive protein 26 ± 6 (6–100) 22 ± 7 (6–41)
Psoriatic arthritis Age [mean ± SD (range)] 42 ± 14 (24–81) 41 ± 15 (25–50)
  Female:male 10:3 5:1
  White blood cells [mean ± SEM] 8.0 × 106* ± 4.5 × 105/ml  
  C-reactive protein 14 ± 4 (6–73) 30 ± 15 (6–73)
Osteoarthritis Age [mean ± SD (range)] 63 ± 12 (52–82)  
  Female:male 4:6  
  White blood cells [mean ± SEM] 6.0 × 106 ± 8.9 × 105/ml  
  C-reactive protein 10 ± 3 (6–14)  
Healthy Age [mean ± SD (range)] 44 ± 11  
  Female:male 6:6  
  White blood cells [mean ± SEM] 6.4 × 106 ± 4.7 × 105/ml  
  1. SD, standard deviation; SEM, standard error of the mean.
  2. *P < 0.05 compared with healthy control peripheral blood.