Table 8

Spearman correlation between Mander enthesis index, reduced Mander index, concise enthesis index with and without gradation versus measures of disease activity

Mander enthesis indexMander enthesis index without gradationReduced Mander enthesis indexReduced Mander enthesis index without gradationConcise enthesis index with gradationConcise enthesis index without gradation (MASES)Major enthesis index without gradation
*Correlation coefficients significant at the p<0.01 level; †correlation coefficients not significant.
BASDAI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity; VAS, visual analogue scale; CRP, C reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; MASES, Maastricht Ankylosing Spondylitis Enthesis Score.
Enthesis question BASDAI*0.570.560.550.540.530.510.41
VAS doctor*0.300.
VAS patient*0.470.450.480.470.450.440.37