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Table 1 Demographics, disease characteristics and concomitant therapies of subjects (RA, PsA and control) from whom the samples were obtained

From: Elucidating the endogenous synovial fluid proteome and peptidome of inflammatory arthritis using label-free mass spectrometry

Characteristics RA (n = 10) PsA (n = 10) Control (n = 10)
Females (%) 80 10 50
Age (years) 55 ± 13.5 43 ± 12.0 61 ± 9.9
Total actively inflamed joints NA 1.9 ± 1.7
Swollen joint count NA 1.2 ± 1.2
Tender joint count NA 1.3 ± 1.5
With dactylitis (%) 40
With enthesitis (%) 0
Total clinically damaged joints NA 7.8 ± 11.3
On NSAIDs (%) 10% 60%
On DMARDs (%) 50% 40%
  1. Values are reported as the mean ± standard deviation unless otherwise indicated
  2. NA not available