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Table 4 Arthritis activity markers in JIA boys with polymorphic GR genotypes.

From: Glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphism and juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Parameter СС GC + GG p
Onset age, years 8.37 ± 4.95 8.6 ± 4.3 0.43
Morning stiffness, min 69.3 ± 73.6 61.2 ± 78.6 0.36
SJC 2.6 ± 3.4 5.2 ± 9.3 0.11
TJC 3.25 ± 3.5 6.35 ± 11.2 0.11
VAS, mm 29.95 ± 19.0 25.65 ± 16.1 0.21
RAI 6.15 ± 6.9 8.74 ± 12.5 0.2
DAS 2.22 ± 1.07 2.55 ± 1.6 0.21
DAS 28 2.89 ± 1.2 3.25 ± 1.3 0.17
Hemoglobin, g/l 129.4 ± 18.6 125.3 ± 19.1 0.24
Leukocytes, ×109/l 7.7 ± 2.1 7.63 ± 3.01 0.45
Platelets, ×109/l 261.0 ± 110.1 262.5 ± 93.6 0.48
ESR, mm/h 13.0 ± 13.8 13.22 ± 15.7 0.48
CRP, mg/l 6.6 ± 15.2 10.2 ± 21.2 0.26
Albumin, % 52.8 ± 8.9 52.0 ± 8.9 0.25