Table 4: Correlations of SAA and CRP with clinical and laboratory indices of disease activity.

ParameterSAA*CRP*

0.250.35
SJC0.0070.0001
115115
0.290.39
DAS ESR0.0020.0000
115115
0.540.63
SDAI0.00000.0000
115115
0.180.22
NODULE0.0470.014
115115
0.83
CRP0.0000
115
0.240.25
RF0.0090.006
115115
0.21NS
aCCP0.023
115
0.360.38
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate0.00010.0001
115115
−0.34−0.26
Haemoglobin0.00020.005
110110
0.260.24
Platelets0.0050.01
110110
0.210.19
Erosion0.0230.04
110110
0.200.32
Larsen score0.0440.0006
106106
NS0.28
Tender joint count0.002
115

*For each pair of values, the correlation coefficients are uppermost with the corresponding and values underneath.