Table 3

 Global parameters

VariableValue in base analysisDistribution for multivariate analysis
Start HAQ1.556Normal (1.55, 0.61)
Utility/HAQ regression gradient0.76–0.28 HAQ34Bivariate normal (0.76, 0.023, −0.28, 0.003, −0.6)
HAQ progression due to no response0.06617Triangular (0.016, 0.035, 0.066)
HAQ progression: response to DMARD0.01717Normal (0.017, 0.02)
HAQ progression: response to biological agent0.01717Triangular (0, 0.016, 0.017)
HAQ direct cost regression (SEK)119210–1416 HAQ3Bivariate normal (191910, 461, −1416, 421, 0.6)
Response decrease OR0.9826Normal (0.98, 0.0045)
Relative risk of mortality due to RA1.6340Normal (1.63, 0.14)