Table 1

Clinical and demographic characteristics of the subjects investigated

RA* (n=50)OA* (n=51)IBD* (n=26)SLE*(n=24)HC* (n=49)
Age median (years)65.066.034.038.044.0
Women (No (%))33 (66)41 (80)17 (65)22 (92)21 (43)
Disease established median (years)7.53.55.04.0NA*
  • RA = rheumatoid arthritis; OA = osteoarthritis; IBD = inflammatory bowel disease; SLE = systemic lupus erythematosus; HC = healthy control; NA = not applicable