Table 4

Pearson correlation coefficients between body composition of legs, physical performance and disease duration in patients with JIA
Glucocorticoids Disease duration Fat tissue (%) Lean tissue (%) BMC (%) DAS28
Chair rise (s) 0,02 0,39* 0,40* -0,40* -0,23 0,13
Glucocorticoids 0,21 0,43* -0,43* -0,43* 0,50**
Disease duration (yrs) 0,48** -0,47** -0,47** -0,04
Fat tissue (%) -1.00** -0,80** 0,24
Lean tissue (%) 0,78** -0,24
BMC (%) -0,27

*pā€‰<ā€‰0.05; **pā€‰<ā€‰0.01.

Brabnikova Maresova et al.

Brabnikova Maresova et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014 15:51   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-15-51

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