Table 2

Patient parameters

Disease Status

Control

IBD

Psoriasis

Rheumatoid arthritis


n

18

13

15

12


Sex (male/female)

8/10

4/9

5/10

2/10


Age (years)

40.07 ± 21.3

27.92 ± 8.49

30.53 ± 9.3

45.83 ± 18.24


Clinical subtype

NA

CD/UC 8/4

Arthritis positive/negative 4/11

Bone erosion positive/negative 4/8


CDAI

UCDAI

PASI

DAS28


Clinical severity

NA

270.4 ± 67.18

8 ± 1.2

27.47 ± 9.62

6.12 ± 1.05


124-365

6-9

15-48

4.07-7.56


Definition of abbreviations: IBD = Inflammatory bowel disease, CD = Crohn's Disease, CDAI = Crohn's Disease Activity Index, UC = Ulcerative colitis, UC DAI = Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Index, PASI = Psoriasis Area Severity Index, DAS28 = Disease Activity Score 28, NA = non available. Data are presented as mean ± SD; also range in Clinical Severity.

Mesko et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2010 3:15   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-3-15

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