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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients enrolled

From: Association between IL23R and ERAP1 polymorphisms and sacroiliac or spinal MRI inflammation in spondyloarthritis: DESIR cohort data

  Study population, n = 645
Age, med (IQR) 32.9 (26.5–39.7)
Gender, number of males (%) 299 (46.4)
Disease duration, months, med (IQR) 17.1 (9.6–26.5)
Positive HLA-B27, number (%) 403 (62.6)
BASDAI, med (IQR) 46 (29–61)
ASDAS-CRP, med (IQR) 2.7 (2.0–3.4)
CRP (mg/L), med (IQR) 3.2 (2–8)
NSAIDs intake, n (%) 451 (71.5)
Radiographic sacroiliitis, n (%) 184 (28.9)
mSASSS, med (IQR) 0 (0–0)
Presence of MRI sacroiliitis, n (%) 214 (34.2)
MRI SPARCC, med (IQR) 0 (0–4)
ASAS positive spinal MRI, n (%) 49/603 (8.1)
Spinal MRI Berlin score, med (IQR) 0 (0–0)
  1. BASDAI Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index, ASDAS-CRP Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score with CRP, mSASSS Modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine Score, SPARCC Spondyloarthritis Research Consortium of Canada scoring system (sacro-iliac joints MRI scoring system), Berlin score spinal MRI scoring system