Table 1: Demographic features and presenting symptoms of patients with giant cell arteritis. Clinical data at presentation was not available for all patients.

Age at diagnosis, median (range)74 years (51–94)
Gender, % female88/139 (63%)
Temporal artery biopsy positive139/139 (100%)
Visual disturbance57/78 (73%)
Temporal headache70/77 (65%)
Jaw claudication46/78 (58%)
Scalp tenderness37/78 (47%)
Loss of vision21/71 (30%)