Journal of Rheumatic Diseases

Table. 1.

Baseline characteristics of demographic, clinical, and laboratory findings in enrolled subjects

Variable Value
Age (yr) 57.5 (52.0∼63.3)
Sex, female 61 (92.4)
BMI (kg/m2) 23.4 (21.1∼25.4)
SBP (mmHg) 125.0 (114.0∼135.0)
DBP (mmHg) 73.0 (67.0∼79.3)
Past history
Hypertension 14 (21.2)
Diabetes mellitus 6 (9.1)
Symptom duration (mo) 2.0 (0.2∼12.0)
ESR (mm/hr) 140 (8.0∼24.3)
CRP (mg/L) 0.60 (0.06∼0.80)
Grip strength 19.6 (14.9∼24.6)
Pinch strength 5.5 (4.3∼6.5)
FIHOA 5.0 (2.0∼8.0)
Patient VAS 35.0 (22.0∼50.5)

Data were described as median (interquartile range) or number (%). BMI: body mass index, SBP: systolic blood pressure, DBP: diastolic blood pressure, ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP: C-reactive protein, FIHOA: Functional Index for Hand Osteoarthritis, VAS: visual analogue scale.

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