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Table 2 Comparison of characteristics of patients with successful and unsuccessful transfer of care

From: High rates of unsuccessful transfer to adult care among young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  Successful Transfer (n = 48) Unsuccessful transfer (n = 52) P-values
JIA category    0.18
Systemic Arthritis 6 1  
ERA 12 18  
Oligoarthritis 7 14  
Polyarthritis 13 10  
Psoriatic 4 3  
Undifferentiated 6 6  
Uveitis (n, %) 8 (17.0%) 9 (17.0%) 0.99
Age at diagnosis (mean, year) 9.27 10.35 0.26
Use of DMARDs (n, %) 27 (57.4%) 31 (58.5%) 0.92
AJC (n, %)    0.02
0 joints 24(51.1%) 39 (73.6%)  
> = 1 joints 23 (48.9%) 14 (26.4%)  
Gender    0.08
Female (n, %) 36 (76.6%) 32 (60.4%)  
Male (n, %) 11 (23.4%) 21 (39.6%)  
Educational attainment    0.25
Education on track with peers* (n, %) 28/43 (65.1%) 38/48 (79.2%)  
Not on track 15/43 (34.9%) 10/48 (20.8%)  
  1. *Missing information in 9 subjects
  2. DMARD- Disease modifying Agent of Rheumatic Disease
  3. AJC- Active Joint Count
  4. n- number
  5. %- per cent