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Table 1 Baseline variables shown in median(range) unless otherwise stated

From: Remission in psoriatic arthritis: is it possible and how can it be predicted?

  PsA (n = 152) RA (n = 321) Pvalue
Age 45(15 to 77) 56(17 to 85) <0.001
Male 47.7% 29.1% <0.001
Female 52.3% 70.9%  
Disease Duration 8(0.1 to 45) 10(0.1 to 42) = 0.01
Previous MTX Use 94.6% 92.6%  
Rheumatoid Factor Positive 0.0% 77.6%  
Anti CCP Positive 0% 72%  
VAS (mm) 60(10 to 100) 60(10 to 100) ns
Concomitant DMARD 36% 68.4%  
Steroid use 14% 41.5% <0.001
  1. DMARD: disease modifying agents of rheumatic diseases; MTX: methotrexate;
  2. PsA: psoriatic arthritis; RA: rheumatoid arthritis; VAS: visual analogue scale of patient global health