Table 1

Patient demographics

Inflammatory RMDsNon-inflammatory RMDsAll patients
Total number46045175121
GenderFemale3152 (68)398 (77)3550 (70)
Male1410 (31)117 (23)1527 (30)
Other/unknown42 (1)2 (<1)44 (1)
Age (years)Mean (SD)60.5 (15.1)71.4 (12.5)61.6 (15.2)
Range (min to max)15 to 9622 to 9815 to 98
Age categories (years)<186 (<1)6 (<1)
18–40526 (11)11 (2)537 (10)
41–601640 (36)94 (18)1734 (34)
61+2432 (53)412 (80)2844 (56)
CountryBelgium197 (4)3 (1)200 (4)
France1838 (40)232 (45)2070 (40)
Italy615 (13)194 (38)809 (16)
Latvia107 (2)19 (4)126 (2)
Monaco296 (6)36 (7)332 (6)
Portugal737 (16)737 (14)
Ireland76 (2)7 (1)83 (2)
Romania61 (1)4 (1)65 (1)
Slovak Republic204 (4)11 (2)215 (4)
Spain164 (4)5 (1)169 (3)
Turkey78 (2)1 (<1)79 (2)
UK72 (2)1 (<1)73 (1)
Other countries*159 (3)4 (1)163 (3)
  • All values are n (%) unless stated otherwise.

  • *Other countries classified as those who submitted <50 cases: Albania, Australia, Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine and USA.

  • RMDs, rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.