Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with and without rituximab treatment and of healthy controls
CharacteristicsRA (n = 29)RA + rituximab (n = 14)Controls (n = 21)p Value
Age (years), mean (SD)64 (12)53 (15)58 (15)NS
Sex (F:M), No (%)22 (76):7 (24)13 (93):1 (7)14 (67):7 (33)NS
RA duration (years), mean (SD)15.5 (11)16.5 (10)NS