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Table 1 (abstract P29). Baseline Patient Characteristics

From: Proceedings of the 2018 Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) Scientific Meeting

  Total Cohort (n= 273) Step up (n= 178) Early Combination (n=66) Biologic First (n=29)
Female N (%) 196 (72) 132 (74) 44 (67) 20 (69)
White N (%) 192 (70) 130 (73) 44 (67) 18 (62)
Age in yrs – mean (range) 10 (1-18) 10 (1-18) 11 (1-17) 11 (1-18)
JIA Category N (%)
 Extended Oligoarticular 6 (2) 6 (3) -- --
 Polyarticular (RF-) 174 (64) 127 (71) 35 (53) 12 (41)
 Polyarticular (RF+) 48 (18) 27 (15) 17 (26) 4 (14)
 Psoriatic 14 (5) 6 (3) 4 (6) 4 (14)
 Enthesitis-related 24 (9) 10 (6) 8 (12) 6 (21)
 Undifferentiated 6 (2) 2 (1) 2 (3) 2 (7)
Number of Active joints - mean (range) 13 (5-50) 12 (5-49) 17 (5-50) 11 (5-41)
Physician Global Assessment of Disease Activity - mean (range) 6 (0-10) 5 (0-10) 6 (1-10) 6 (1-10)
Juvenile Arthritis Disease Activity Score - mean (range) 18 (5-29) 17 (5-29) 20 (6-29) 20 (14-28)
CHAQ Score - mean (range) 1 (0-3) 1 (0-3) 1 (0-3) 1 (0-3)
Oral steroids prescribed at baseline - N (%) 75 (27) 50 (28) 22 (33) 3 (10)