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Table 4 Pearson correlation coefficients between body composition of legs, physical performance and disease duration in patients with JIA

From: The association between lean mass and bone mineral content in the high disease activity group of adult patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  Glucocorticoids Disease duration Fat tissue (%) Lean tissue (%) BMC (%) DAS28
Chair rise (s) 0,02 0,39* 0,40* -0,40* -0,23 0,13
Glucocorticoids   0,21 0,43* -0,43* -0,43* 0,50**
Disease duration (yrs)    0,48** -0,47** -0,47** -0,04
Fat tissue (%)     -1.00** -0,80** 0,24
Lean tissue (%)      0,78** -0,24
BMC (%)       -0,27
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01.