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Table 3 Initial and final scores on physical, functional and disease activity tests

From: Characterization of falls in adults with established rheumatoid arthritis and associated factors

  Initial Final P
HAQ, median (P25–75) 0.62 (0.12–1.25) 0.62 (0.12–1.37) 0.318
DAS28, mean (±SD) 3.40 (±1.17) 3.58 (±1.32) 0.215
6MWT (meters), mean (±SD) 391.27 (±103.78) 429.52 (±129.01) 0.001
Berg, median (P25–75) 53 (49.75–56) 55 (50.75–56) 0.019
TUG (seconds), median (P25–75) 8.89 (7.59–11.69) 8.75 (7.14–11.28) 0.071
SPPB, median (P25–75) 10 (8–12) 11 (9–12) 0.001
  1. HAQ: Health Assessment Questionnaire; DAS28: Disease Activity Score 28; 6MWT: 6-min walk test; Berg: Berg Balance Scale; TUG: Timed Up and Go; SPPB: Short Physical Performance Battery; P25–75: 25th percentile and 75th percentile; SD: standard deviation; P: t test significance level