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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population a

From: CD4+CD25+/highCD127low/- regulatory T cells are enriched in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis joints—analysis of frequency and phenotype in synovial membrane, synovial fluid and peripheral blood

Characteristics RA OA
Number of patients (M/F) 18 (11/7) 22 (13/9)
Age (yr) 67.5 ± 8 66.7 ± 8.3
Duration of disease (yr) 14 ± 7 15 ± 6
DAS28 score 4.5 ± 1.2 n.a.
RF-positive, n (%) 10 (55.6) n.a.
CRP (mg/L) 17 ± 9 5.1 ± 3
ESR (mm/h) 23 ± 12 4 ± 2
DMARD, n (%) 14 (77.8) 0
Anti-TNF treatment, n (%) 5 (27.8) 0
Glucocorticoids, n (%) 1 (5.6) 0
NSAID, n (%) 16 (88.9) 20 (90.1)
  1. aCRP, C-reactive protein; DAS28, Disease Activity Score in 28 joints; DMARD, Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug; ESR, Erythrocyte sedimentation rate; n.a., Not applicable; NSAID, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug; OA, Osteoarthritis; RA, Rheumatoid arthritis; RF, rheumatoid factor; TNF, tumour necrosis factor. Values are mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated.