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Table 2 Patient characteristics stratified on sex at 1-year follow-up (T12)

From: Sex-specific differences and how to handle them in early psoriatic arthritis

Characteristic 1-year follow-up  
Men (n = 220) Women (n = 233) p < 0.05
Laboratory values
CRP 2 (0–4.9) 2 (0–5) #
CRP > 5 mg (%) 13 16  
Clinical assessment
TJC 68 0 (0–2) 1 (0–4) #
SJC 66 0 (0–1) 0 (0–1)  
PASI 1.2 (0–2.8) 0.45 (0–1.8) #
Patient questionnaire
VAS global 18 (5–37) 29 (12–51) #
VAS pain 16 (4.5–40) 31 (12–60) #
HAQ 0.13 (0–0.63) 0.75 (0.25–1.1) #
Skindex-17—symptoms 3 (1–4) 3 (1–5) #
Skindex-17—psychosocial 0 (0–3) 0 (0–3) #
SF36-PCS 48 (39–53) 42 (35–47) #
SF36-MCS 54 (46–59) 48 (40–55) #
BRAF 13 (6–22) 22 (15–32) #
Composite measures
CPDAI 1 (1–2) 2 (1–4) #
DAPSA 7.5 (3.3–15) 13 (6.8–22) #
GRACE 1.4 (0.6–2.7) 2.3 (1.3–3.6)  
MDA, yes (%) 59 37 #
PASDAS 2.2 (1.6–3.3) 3 (2.1–4) #
  1. #p < 0.05, Fischer’s exact test