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Table 3 Disease outcome, level of motor performance and functional skills development in early school aged children with systemic onset- and extended oligoarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

From: Motor performance and functional ability in preschool- and early school-aged children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: a cross-sectional study

Early school age            
systJIA n = 6      Abn. score Ext-OligoJIA n = 2      Abn. score
  Min Max Mean SD    Min Max Mean SD  
Disease duration (yrs.) .5 2.8 1.4 .9    .5 3.9 2.2 2.4  
Disease Outcome:            
% Swelling index 0 15 4.2 5.8    1 20 10.5 13.4  
% ped. EPM-ROM 0 10 4.2 3.7    0 30 15 21.2  
% CHAQ Ds 0 65 20 22.8    10 37 23.5 19.1  
% VAS pain 0 45 13.7 20    5 87 46 57.9  
% VAS dis. severity 0 50 26.5 25.4    0 85 42.5 60.1  
Motor skills:            
M-ABC (%) 6 93 38.8 31.6    5 79 42 52.3 1
Functional skills            
PEDI Self-care 28.6 48 37 6.7 1   35.6 50.7 43.1 10.6  
PEDI Mobility 12.2 48.1 29.5 12 4   10 27.1 18.5 12.1 1
PEDI Social skills 28.7 72 47.2 15.6 1   36.8 39.5 38.1 1.9  
  1. SystJIA: Systemic onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Ext-Oligo JIA: extended oligo articular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis ped. EPM-ROM: pediatric Escola Paulista Medicina Range Of Motion Scale, CHAQ Ds: Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Score, VAS:
  2. Visual Analogue Scale, Dis. Severity: Disease Severity. Disease outcome is presented in % of maximum loss/impairment. M-ABC: Movement Assessment Battery for Children (presented as percentile scores), PEDI: Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (presented as standard scores, range 30–70). Abn. Score: Abnormal Score (i.e. < -2 SD).