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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: T helper cells in synovial fluid of patients with rheumatoid arthritis primarily have a Th1 and a CXCR3+Th2 phenotype

Donation Blood and synovial fluid (n = 8) Synovial tissue (n = 9)
Age, yearsa 57 (30–72) 62 (27–70)
Disease duration, yearsa 6.5 (< 1–13) 10.5 (1–22)
Female sex, n (%) 6 (75) 8 (89)
ACPA+ and/or RF+, n (%) 6 (75) 5 (56)
CRP, mg/La 25 (1–54) N/A
ESR, mm/ha 51 (11–64) N/A
SJC28a 1.5 (1–5) N/A
TJC28a 1 (1–4) N/A
  1. N/A data at the time of donation is not available
  2. aMedian and range