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Table 2 Patient parameters

From: Peripheral blood gene expression patterns discriminate among chronic inflammatory diseases and healthy controls and identify novel targets

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
  1. 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.