Table 6.

DAS28 values using the maximum and minimum clinician swollen joint counts (SJC) obtained by the 7 clinicians.

PatientDAS28 with Maximum SJCDAS28 with Minimum SJCDifferenceDAS28 Using SJC of ≥ 50% of the CliniciansDAS28 Using SJC of ≥ 50% of the Sonographers using Grade 1
B-ModeB + PD
14.53.980.524.264.264.10
25.715.290.425.445.394.83
36.45.980.426.176.176.03
45.354.750.604.954.954.55
56.705.780.926.356.315.87
64.894.130.764.524.424.01
76.375.840.536.126.055.74
  • B: B-mode sonography; PD: power Doppler.