Table 1

Classification of subjects entitled to special reimbursment for drugs in the study area in 1995

Rheumatoid arthritis as diagnosis on certificate 743
 Rheumatoid arthritis, disease duration <4 years1-150 564
 Rheumatoid arthritis, disease duration >4 years1-150  34
 Oligo- or polyarthritis not satisfying ACR criteria145
Other oligo- or polyarthritis 146
Spondyloarthropathy 312
Renewed entitlements 205
Insufficient information  12
All1418
  • 1-150 Incident cases.