Table 3: Evolution of ACR core set of variables at 10 weeks from initiation of ILBI.

VariableGroup I—ILBI Group II—Placebo Statistical comparison among groups
InitialAfter 10 weeksInitialAfter 10 weeksInitialAfter 10 weeks

No. of joints with active arthritis
No. of joints with limited range of motion
Score for physician’s global assessment of disease activity
Score for parent’s or patient’s global assessment of overall wellbeing
CHAQ score
ESR—mm/hr

CHAQ: Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire. ESR: erythrocyte sedimentation rate.