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Table 2 Radiographic joint damage scores at baseline

From: Bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis can be repaired through reduction in disease activity with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

Score Group
  Repair observed Repair not observed
Total radiographic scorea
   Mean ± SD 117.1 ± 39.2 106.1 ± 66.3
   Median (range) 119.0 (47.0–188.5) 100.5 (9.0–242.0)
   Interquartile range 86.3–138.1 48.0–153.8
   Pb   NS
Erosion scorec
   Mean ± SD 54.7 ± 26.7 42.6 ± 38.3
   Median (range) 57.5 (9.5, 101.0) 28.8 (0.5, 135.0)
   Interquartile range 30.1, 69.0 11.5, 66.8
   Pb   NS
JSN scored
   Mean ± SD 62.3 ± 13.9 63.6 ± 30.9
   Median (range) 62.5 (37.5, 87.5) 67.3 (8.5, 115.0)
   Interquartile range 55.5, 72.0 34.0, 92.8
   Pb   NS
  1. aScores can range from 0 to 280, with higher scores indicating more joint damage. bMann-Whitney U test. cScores can range from 0 to 160. dScores can range from 0 to 120. JSN, joint space narrowing; NS, not significant; SD, standard deviation.