Table 1 Patient characteristics at first visit
Total number of patients648
Age at onset of psoriasis (years)28.9 (14.4)
Age at onset of PsA (years)36.0 (13.2)
Psoriasis duration (years)14.6 (11.9)
PsA duration (years)7.4 (8.3)
Actively inflamed joints (n)10 (9.5)
Clinically deformed joints (n)3.2 (7.6)
PASI score5.5 (7.9)
ESR (mm/h)27.6 (21.7)
Current smoker (%)18.4
Daily alcohol use (%)10.1
Hyperuricaemia (%) for male subjects (uric acid >480 μmol/l)8.8
Hyperuricaemia (%) for female subjects (uric acid >400 μmol/l)7.1
Hypertriglyceridaemia (%) (triglycerides >2.3 mmol/l)19.2
Hypercholesterolaemia (%) (cholesterol >5.2 mmol/l)44.8
  • Results are shown as mean (SD) unless stated otherwise.

  • ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; PASI, Psoriasis Area and Severity Index, PsA, psoriatic arthritis.