Table 1

 Demographic and reproductive characteristics of the patients with rheumatoid arthritis at baseline

VariablesRA patients
Values are mean (SD) or n (%).
DMARD, disease modifying antirheumatic drug; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.
Number of subjects113
Ever pregnant (%)110 (97)
Age at interview (years)59 (15)
Age at first visit (years)55 (15)
Duration of complaints at first visit (days)200 (160)
DMARD use (%)99 (88)
Interval until start of first DMARD (days)92 (144)
Rheumatoid factor positivity (%)61 (54)
Pregnant before rheumatoid arthritis onset (%)106 (94)