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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: Influence of Inflammatory Polyarthritis on Quantitative Heel Ultrasound Measurements

Variable Men   Women  
  IP Non-IP   IP Non-IP  
N = 52 N = 104   N = 87 N = 174  
  mean (SD) mean (SD) p value mean (SD) mean (SD) p value
Age at interview (years) 65.7 (8.1)   61.7 (9.0)  
Body mass index at baseline (kg/m2) 26.9 (3.4) 26.6 (3.4) 0.68 26.9 (4.3) 25.6 (4.0) 0.02
% %   % %  
Steroid tablets/injections for at least 3 months 5.8 4.8 0.80 17.2 1.7 <0.001
  1. IP = inflammatory polyarthritis.