Table 4

 Comparison of functional outcomes between men and women with ankylosing spondylitis from the Prospective Study of Outcomes in Ankylosing Spondylitis cohort

Men (n = 302)Women (n = 100)p Value
BASFI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index; BASRI-spine, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Radiographic Index Spine score.
Mean BASFI score, unadjusted40.641.70.73
BASFI score, adjusted mean (SEM) (using age, multivariate model and BASRI-spine score)43.3 (2.1)49.0 (2.9)0.05