Table 1

 Number of hand joints and sites assessed by each of the four compared radiological scoring methods, general results of the scorings at baseline (normalised values) and time to perform each method

Scoring methodSTTMCMCPPIPDIPTotal number of joints assessedNormalised reader 1; mean (SD)Units (0–100) reader 2; mean (SD)Mean (SD) time to perform (min)
DIP, distal interphalangeal; MCP, metacarpophalangeal; PIP, proximal interphalangeal; ST, scapho-trapezial; TMC, trapezio-metacarpal.
Global (yes/no)YesYesYesYesYes3238.9 (16.9)29.5 (17.2)1.5 (0.5)
Kellgren–LawrenceNoYesYesYesYes3024.1 (11.9)14.3 (11.7)1.9 (0.6)
KallmanYesYesNoYesYes2221.1 (11.1)12.2 (11.4)3.5 (0.7)
Verbruggen–VeysNoNoYesYesYes289.8 (6.7)10.6 (9.5)1.6 (0.5)