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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients included in the study

From: Intraindividual changes of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV in peripheral blood of patients with rheumatoid arthritis are associated with the disease activity

  Rheumatoid arthritis (n = 27) Ostheoarthritis (n = 15)
Age 59 ± 13 62 ± 11
Male/Female 7/20 6/9
Disease duration (years) 12.5 ± 12.4
Swollen joint counts (0–28) 9 ± 6.3
Tender joint counts (0–28) 11 ± 6.7
DAS 28 5.8 ± 1.1
ESR (mm/h) 56 ± 28.2 10 ± 6.4
CRP (mg/L) 44 ± 26 5 ± 4
  1. DAS 28 Disease activity score, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate. The values are medians ± SD