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Table 1 Clinical characteristics (n = 101). Data presented as mean (SD) unless specified

From: Footwear characteristics in people with inflammatory arthritis in Singapore

Age, years 52.0 (14.5)
Women, n (%) 51 (50 %)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 Chinese 70 (69 %)
 Malay 11 (11 %)
 Indian 15 (15 %)
 Caucasian 0 (0 %)
 Other 5 (5 %)
Body Mass Index, Kg/m2 27.2 (5.4)
Smokers, n (%) 14 (14 %)
Disease duration, years 9.3 (0.3)
Disease type, n (%)
• Rheumatoid arthritis 46 (46 %)
• Gout 31 (31 %)
• Spondyloarthritis 15 (15 %)
• Psoriatic arthritis 4 (4 %)
• Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis 5 (5 %)
Diabetes Mellitus, n (%) 12 (12 %)
Patient global VAS (VAS 0–100), mm 26 (26)
Tender (28) joint count 1.8 (2.8)
Swollen (28) joint count 1.3 (2.1)
DAS28-ESR score *RA participants only 3.65 (1.1)
ESR, mm/h 31.6 (21.2)
CRP, mg/L 27.4 (32.2)
mHAQ score 0.25 (0.36)
  1. VAS visual analogue scale, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C-reactive protein, DAS-28 disease activity score in 28 joints