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Psoriatic Arthritis and Diabetes: A Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study

Table 2

Descriptive characteristics of the study population, by gender ( ).

Females ( )Males ( )
CharacteristicPsoriatic arthritis patients ( )Patients without psoriatic arthritis ( ) valuePsoriatic arthritis patients ( )Patients without psoriatic arthritis ( ) value

Age (years)
 Mean ± SD
 Median56580.42252530.369
 Range22–9221–9721–9223–101
SES ( )
 Low104 (33.5%)160 (27.0%)89 (36.0%)159 (32.3%)
 Intermediate130 (44.4%)242 (40.8%)<0.001107 (43.3%)194 (39.4%)0.083
 High59 (20.1%)191 (32.2%)51 (20.6%)139 (28.3%)
Hypertension110 (36.7%)159 (26.5%)<0.00179 (31.7%)122 (24.5%)0.036
Dyslipidemia147 (49.0%)266 (44.3%)0.002114 (45.8%)170 (34.1%)0.002
Current smoker55 (18.3%)81 (13.5%)0.00670 (28.1%)110 (22.1%)0.070
Obesity85 (28.3%)109 (18.2%)<0.00144 (17.7%)67 (13.5%)0.137
Diabetes56 (18.7%)62 (10.3%)<0.00128 (11.2%)56 (11.2%)1.000

SES: socioeconomic status.

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