Table 3

 Bird/Wood criteria (1979)

ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Bilateral shoulder pain/stiffness178/19690.8%
Duration onset <2/52148/19675.5%
Initial ESR >40 mm/h158/16595.7%
Stiffness >1 h147/17384.9%
Age >65 years171/21380.2%
Depression and/or weight loss85/21340.0%
Bilateral upper arm tenderness147/19575.5%
Probable: 3 or more212/21399.5%