Table 2

 Mean percentage change (SD %) in the bone mineral density of the spine, hip and hand for all patients and for patients with (40%) and without (60%) good European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) response

AllGood EULAR response
NoYes
*p<0.001 versus those without good response.
Vertebral-spine(n = 102)0.20(5.1)−0.57(5.0)0.74(5.3)
Total hip (n = 89)−0.20(3.6)−0.68(3.8)0.77(3.4)*
Hand (n = 53)−0.82(2.4)−1.2(2.6)−0.63(2.3)