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Table 2 Distribution of gender, age, height, weight, disease onset and type

From: Muscle strength, physical fitness and well-being in children and adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the effect of an exercise programme: a randomized controlled trial

  Exercise group n=33 Control group n=21
Girls ( n=) 25 (76%) 17 (81%)
Age (years) 13.3 (8.8-19.9) 14.9 (8.8-20.6)
Height (cm) 153.4 (128.6-175.8) 163.8 (129–185.8) *
Weight (kg) 47.9 (22.3-78) 56 (35.8-82.9) *
Disease onset (years) 6.1 (1.2-16.5) 4.8 (1–13.4)
JIA categories at onset   
Polyarticular 20 9
Oligoarticular 7 8
Entesites related or psoriatic 1 3
  1. * = statistically significant difference p<0.05.