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Table 5 Comparison of outcome measures in the different groups (percentage)

From: Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis (JPsA): juvenile arthritis with psoriasis?

  ERA N=16 Persistent oligoarticular course N=44 Extended oligoarticular course N=21 RF-polyarticular N=34 Polyarticular course N=55 Total cohort N=115 P value
Contracture at any time 0 5 8(38) 8(23.5) 16 21 0.001
Contracture at last visit 0 2 4(19) 8(23.5) 8 10 0.09
Leg-length discrepancy 2 9 2(9.5) 4(11.7) 6 17 0.4
Time to last CHAQ* # from diagnosis in years 4.5±3.2 5.7±3.8 7.4±5.3 7.2±4.4 7.3±4.7 6.3±4.3 not significant
Value of last CHAQ 0.25± 0.40 0.23±0.40 0.23±0.34 0.32±0.36 0.28±0.40 0.26±0.4 not significant
  1. * CHAQ- Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire.
  2. #- values are shown as mean plus/minus standard deviation.