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Research Article

Vitamin D Is a Good Marker for Disease Activity of Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the participants according to gender.

ParameterMale
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Female
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Total
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Age (years)53.72 ± 13.3949.28 ± 10.2950.09 ± 10.98
Height (cm)169.12a ± 8.04156.96b ± 7.65159.22 ± 9.03
Weight (kg)83.7a ± 14.1274.49b ± 15.4576.25 ± 15.56
BMI (kg/m2)29.35 ± 4.1830.31 ± 6.6930.13 ± 6.29
WBC (×1000/μL)7.7 ± 2.57.16 ± 2.57.26 ± 2.5
Hb (g/dL)12.79 ± 1.8911.66 ± 1.4611.87 ± 1.6
PLT (×1000/μL)276.79 ± 74.07319.07 ± 98.95311.04 ± 95.85
Vit.D (ng/mL)17.46 ± 6.7919.02 ± 8.718.73 ± 8.37
Ca (mmol/L)2.32 ± 0.112.35 ± 0.852.35 ± 0.77
Phos (mmol/L)1.31 ± 0.351.22 ± 0.321.23 ± 0.32
ALP (U/L)124.12 ± 86.82108.46 ± 66.84111.55 ± 70.9
ESR (mm/hr)48.27 ± 28.6952.84 ± 23.152.02 ± 24.1
DAS28-ESR3.72 ± 0.643.8 ± 0.923.79 ± 0.87

BMI: body mass index (18–25 kg/m2); WBC: white blood cells (4.5–11.0 ×1000/μL); Hb: hemoglobin (12.0–16.0 g/dL); PLT: platelets (130–400 ×1000/μL); Vit.D: vitamin D (sufficient >30 ng/mL), Ca: calcium (2.12–2.52 mmol/L); Phos: phosphorus (0.81–1.58 mmol/L); ALP: alkaline phosphatase (50–136 U/L); ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate (0–20 mm/hr); DAS28-ESR: disease activity score in 28 joints using erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
Letters with different superscripts in the same row are significantly () different by -test.

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