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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: Moroccan parents caring for children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: positive and negative aspects of their experiences

Characteristics Population (N = 47)
Age1 (years) 11.5 ± 3.3
Sex(F)2 19 (40.4)
BMI(kg/m2)1 18.2 ± 3.9
In School2 40 (85.1)
Type of JIA2 =  
Systemic arthritis 10 (22.2)
Seropositive polyarthritis 02 (4.4)
Seronegative polyarthritis 06 (13.3)
Persistent oligoarthritis 12 (26.7)
Extented oligoarthritis 02 (4.4)
Enthesitis 11 (24.4)
Psoriatic arthritis 0
Undetermined 04 (11.7)
Disease duration (years)3 4 [2–6]
Global VAS3 20 [10–30]
DAS28 3.3 ± 1.5
CHAQ3 0 [0–1]
  1. 1mean ± standard deviation; 2number and percentage; 3median and quartiles; VAS = visual analogic scale; DAS = disease activity scale; CHAQ = Child health assessment questionnaire.