Table 1: Demographic information regarding RA patients and healthy controls. The mean age of RA patients was significantly higher than that of controls (independent samples t-test). There was no significant difference in gender distribution between RA patients and controls (Chi-Square test). Abbreviations: SD: Standard Deviation; NS: Not Significant, ** = p < 0.01.
|Cohort||Control (n = 23)||RA (n = 86)||p value (control vs RA)|
|% Female||60.9%||73.3%||P = 0.368 NS|
|Mean age (SD)||46 years (13.29)||60 years (11.79)||P < 0.0001**|