Table 5

Trend in group median disability index (DI) scores using the mean or maximum item score as the category score in two clinical trial groups

No Week 0 Week 205-150 p pΔrel
Group A39
MaxHAQ (P25–75)5-151 2.11 (1.33–2.56)1.67 (1.06–2.28)0.002
MeanHAQ (P25–75)1.59 (1.05–2.12)1.19 (0.77–1.69)0.0010.9420.232
Group B103
MaxHAQ (P25–75)0.78 (0.42–1.58)0.22 (0.00–0.78)<0.001
MeanHAQ (P25–75)0.49 (0.18–1.15)0.10 (0.00–0.42)<0.001<0.0010.068
  • 5-150 Group B: 24 weeks.

  • 5-151 P25–75 = interquartile range.

  • pΔ = absolute DI changes weeks 0–20 maxHAQ versus meanHAQ.

  • pΔrel = relative DI changes weeks 0–20 maxHAQ versus meanHAQ.