Table 1

Characteristics of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), who returned all three questionaires within one year. Comparison between high risk and low risk patients with RA. Results are shown as No (%)

  • 1-150 GI = gastrointestinal complaints: moderate, severe, or very severe (versus absent or mild); DMARDs = disease modifying antirheumatic drugs.

  • 1-151 For five patients it was unknown whether or not they were treated with gastroprotection.