Table 1

Demographic characteristics of patients with RA from Vilnius and Oslo (mean (SD) for continuous variables, % (n/total) for dichotomous variables)

Vilnius (n=201)Oslo (n=201)p Value
Age55.9 (10.0)55.9 (10.0)
Women83% (167/201)83% (167/201)
Disease duration11.9 (9.5)12.7 (9.2)0.05
Years of education12.0 (4.4)11.7 (3.4)0.28
Employment27% (54/201)42% (83/199)0.001
RA in the family24% (48/199)30% (51/170)0.17