Research Article

A Comparison of the Modified Score for the Assessment of Chronic Rheumatoid Affections of the Hands and the Australian/Canadian Osteoarthritis Hand Index in Hand Osteoarthritis Patients

Table 4

Mean difference (SEM = standard error of the mean) of domain scores before and after NSAID change due to inefficacy.

Pre-NSAID changePost-NSAID change P-values

AUSCAN pain52.7 (8.9)41.9 (7.2).16
MSACRAH pain51.1 (9.5)41.7 (6.4).23
AUSCAN stiffness57.8 (9.6)45.5 (8.3).19
MSACRAH stiffness49.0 (6.6)36.5 (6.8) .57
AUSCAN function42.2 (10.2)44.9 (7.4).84
MSACRAH function27.2 (6.9)1.3 (5.7).52