Table 1

Clinical features and characteristics of patients with and without nocturnal joint pain. Data shown as median values with ranges in parentheses

Night painNo night painp Value
Male2410)
Female15761) 0.97 (χ2=0.0)
Total181 (72%)71 (28%)
Age57 (19–80)54 (24–74)0.56
Disease duration (y)8 (1–37)7 (1–46)0.36
Joint tenderness16 (3–35)8 (0–29)0.0001
Swollen joints (n)6 (0–14)4 (1–10)0.0001
ESR35 (1–115)30 (1–100)0.052
CRP7 (1–80)4 (1–66)0.028
Radiographic score43(0–132)40 (10–123)0.19