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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study participants at baseline and twelve weeks by mean (standard deviation)

From: Improvement in symptoms and signs in the forefoot of patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with anti-TNF therapy

Variable Baseline 12 weeks Statistical Values
MFPDI (×/38) 23.17 (9.23) 17.13 (9.73) t = 3.712, p = 0.001
VAS* (100 mm) 60.29 (21.12) 45.31 (23.25) t = 2.735, p = 0.011
ESR (mm/hour) 37.86 (24.48) 26.5 (16.4) t = 4.014, p < 0.001
CRP (mg/litre) 31.92 (27.15) 13.98 (15.38) t = 3.889, p = 0.001
DAS-28 5.76 (0.93) 4.54 (1.5) t = 3.712, p = 0.001
  1. *Overall well being