Table 3

Spearman correlation coefficients between the six core set variables; the actual change between baseline and final evaluations was used for the correlation

ESRParent globalMD globalFunctionNo of joints with LROM
Parent global0.27
MD global0.470.56
Functional ability0.240.250.51
No of joints with LROM0.290.300.400.23
No of active joints0.340.360.540.310.70
  • Abbreviations as in table 1.