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Table 1 Demographic and laboratory data for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) patients and controls*

From: Osteoblastogenesis from synovial fluid-derived cells is related to the type and severity of juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Characteristic Control (n = 18) oJIA (n = 18) pJIA (n = 22)
Age, years 7.33 ± 5.22 7.13 ± 5.20 11.36 ± 4.50
Male/Female 6/12 4/14 7/15
ESR (1 h) 8.33 ± 4.27 16.44 ± 9.46 53.09 ± 41.03
CRP (g/L) 4.39 ± 6.80 4.34 ± 6.36 47.31 ± 46.3
Leukocyte number (x109/L) 6.54 ± 1.65 10.03 ± 4.01 9.57 ± 4.62
Hb (g/L) 124 ± 9.70 123.69 ± 11.36 117.4 ± 14.02
  1. *Values are mean ± standard deviation. Patients were subdivided into oligoarticular (oJIA) or polyarticular (pJIA) group according to the International League of Associations for Rheumatology (ILAR) criteria [3]. ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP, C-reactive protein; Hb, hemoglobin.