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Table 1 Variables per type

From: Juvenile idiopathic arthritis in two tertiary centres in the Western Cape, South Africa

Type No Percent Age at onset Current age CHAQ Pain VAS (mm) General VAS (mm) Active joints Limited joints ESR
Systemic 6 7.69% 2 5.5 0.437 10.5 12 3 0 58.5
Persistent oligo 17 21.9% 3 8 0.375 19 23 1 1 9
Oligo Extended 4 5.12% 4 8 0.563 21 34.5 5.5 4.5 5
Poly RF+ 11 14.1% 10 15 1 20 30 3 9 42
Poly RF- 21 26.9% 8 13 0.875 21 27 2 6 12.5
ERA 18 23% 11.5 17 0.125 14 14 1 1 12
Total Cohort 78   8 (4–10) 13 (8–17) 0.5 (0–1.125) 18 (4–42) 25 (3–49) 2 (1–4) 2 (1–6) 14 (5–42)
  1. All values are expressed as medians as they show non normal distribution overall. The values in the brackets are interquartile ranges, which are given for the overall sample.