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Table 1 Demographic data and clinical features of AS patients and healthy controls recruited in this study

From: Copy number variation of IL17RA gene and its association with the ankylosing spondylitis risk in Iranian patients: a case-control study

Characteristics AS patients
N = 455 (%)
HCs
N = 450(%)
P-value
Sex (Male) 387 (85.1%) 393 (87.3%) 0.37
Age 38.10 ± 10.46 36.60 ± 8.25 0.86
ESR 20.28 ± 20.19 5.84 ± 6.18 < 0.001***
Age symptom 23.38 ± 8.43 NA
Age diagnosis 30.93 ± 9.45 NA
Disease duration 14.88 ± 9.37 NA
NRSBASG 9.73 ± 5.36 NA
ASQOL 7.67 ± 5.26 NA
BASMI 4.07 ± 1.86 NA
BASDAI 4.72 ± 2.48 NA
BASFI 3.82 ± 2.59 NA
  1. All values are represented as Mean ± Standard Deviation; NA not applicable, AS ankylosing spondylitis, HCs healthy controls, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, NRS-BASG numerical rating scale-bath AS patient global score, ASQOL ankylosing spondylitis quality of life, BASMI bath ankylosing spondylitis metrology index, BASDAI bath ankylosing spondylitis disease activity index, BASFI bath ankylosing spondylitis functional index
  2. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001