Table 3.

Association between levels of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) and disease activity variables in JIA patients (Spearman correlation coefficient).

VariableCorrelation Coefficient vs COMPp
Physician global assessment, VAS−0.08NS
Patient global assessment, VAS−0.03NS
Joint score0.02NS
Thrombocyte count−0.280.02
  • VAS: visual analog scale 100 mm; CRP: C-reactive protein; CHAQ: Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire.