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Table 1 General and disease-related characteristics for the RA patientsa

From: The association between microvascular and macrovascular endothelial function in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics RA patient data
General characteristics  
   Age, years 57 (47 to 65)
   Females, % 73%
   Body mass index 29 (25 to 34)
Disease-related characteristics  
   Disease duration, years 8 (3 to 16)
   Rheumatoid factor-positive, % 78%
   DAS28 score 3.6 (2.5 to 4.6)
   C-reactive protein level, mg/L 5 (2.9 to 13.5)
   Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, mm/hour) 17 (8.8 to 28.3)
  1. aDAS28 = disease activity score in 28 joints; RA = rheumatoid arthritis. Results are expressed as medians (25th to 75th percentiles).