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Fig. 1 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

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From: Discordant inflammation and pain in early and established rheumatoid arthritis: Latent Class Analysis of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network and British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register data

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Latent classes of baseline inflammation and pain-related variables. Left y-axis = variables standardised from 0 to 1 to allow comparison between different indices. Increasing severity is reflected by increasing scores. Right y-axis = reference points for normal or low activity scores for different variables. BP Short Form Health Survey bodily pain score, BSRBR British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Registers, ERAN Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network, VT Short Form Health Survey vitality score, MH Short Form Health Survey mental health score, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, SF-36 36-item Short Form Health Survey, SJC Swollen joint count, TJC Tender joint count, TNF Tumour necrosis factor VAS Visual analogue scale. Names of classes are descriptive

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