Table 5

Pearson correlation coefficients between composition of legs in women and men with JIA
Women Disease duration Fat tissue (%) Lean tissue (%) BMC(%) DAS28
Glucocorticoids 0,29 0,46 -0,44 -0,50* 0,53*
Disease duration (yrs) 0,46 -0,45 -0,48* -0,27
Fat tissue (%) -1.00*** -0,64*** 0,05
Lean tissue (%) 0,61** -0,04
BMC (%) -0,13
Men Disease duration Fat tissue (%) Lean tissue (%) BMC (%) DAS28
Glucocorticoids -0,16 0,33 -0,34 -0,23 0,32
Disease duration (years) 0,31 -0,31 -0,27 -0,02
Fat tissue (%) -1.00*** -0,83*** -0,04
Lean tissue (%) 0,81** 0,04
BMC (%) -0,10

*p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.

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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