Table 1

Pearson product moment correlation coefficient for the 55 patients with JCA

MD global Pr global Pr pain Modif LEE JAFAR CHAQ No of joints with POMT POMT score No of swollen joints Swelling score No of joints with LROM Score joint with LROM No of active joints Overall severity score ESR
Pr global0.53
Pr Pain0.60 0.73
Modified-LEE0.550.580.61
JAFAR0.470.520.51 0.95
CHAQ0.470.520.46 0.89 0.90
No of joints with POMT0.580.380.390.460.450.42
POMT score0.570.400.410.500.500.41 0.98
No of swollen joints0.530.250.170.470.500.460.590.60
Swelling score0.600.290.210.500.510.470.570.58 0.98
No of joints with LROM0.390.280.250.520.520.50 0.81 0.79 0.590.54
Score joint with LROM0.340.260.250.620.610.520.69 0.70 0.490.46 0.95
No of active joints0.550.300.260.490.520.46 0.87 0.86 0.88 0.85 0.82 0.70
Overall severity score0.550.370.350.660.650.56 0.88 0.90 0.72 0.70 0.94 0.91 0.90
ESR0.540.390.310.350.270.290.290.300.280.310.290.300.230.35
CRP0.380.250.170.06−0.010.070.200.170.170.220.110.060.130.15 0.74
  • An r value ≥0.7 (bold and underlined) was considered to indicate colinearity. Pr: parent; JAFAR: Juvenile Arthritis Functional Assessment Report; CHAQ: Childhood Health Assessment Questionaire; POMT: pain on motion/tenderness; LROM: limited range of motion; ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate; CRP: C reactive protein.