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Table 4 Association between clinical characteristics and presence of erosion

From: Are ultrasound features at the first metatarsophalangeal joint associated with clinically-assessed pain and function? A study of people with gout, asymptomatic hyperuricaemia and normouricaemia

  Least squares mean Diff. 95% CI for Diff. P
  Present Absent Lower Upper
1st MTP joint Pain VAS, mm 3.1 6.3 3.2 −6.0 12.4 0.49
Manchester Foot Pain and Disability Index 6.6 5.6 −1.0 −6.9 4.9 0.75
1st MTP joint range of motion, ° 66.2 71.2 5.0 −4.8 14.8 0.32
1st MTP joint temperature, °C 25.1 26.2 1.1 0.1 2.1 0.040
Walking velocity, m/s 0.95 1.00 0.05 −0.11 0.21 0.53
  1. Results are presented adjusted for diagnostic group. Diff. Difference in mean estimate between presence and absence, CI Confidence Interval, 1st MTP joint first metatarsophalangeal joint, o degrees