Table 4

 Factors influencing the ACR50 response: results are shown for multivariate logistic regression analysis

VariableMultivariate analysis OR (95% CI)p Value
CRP, C reactive protein; HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire.
Age (years)1.02 (0.97 to 1.08)NS
Sex (female)1.5 (0.4 to 5.5)NS
No arthritis in large joints29.3 (3.2 to 266.3)0.003
CRP (>10 mg/l)18.7 (1.8 to 181.6)0.011
HAQ (<2)6.4 (0.9 to 45.2)0.06