Variable | Atherogenic index Coefficient (SE) | Total cholesterol (mmol/l) Coefficient (SE) | HDL-cholesterol (mmol/l) Coefficient (SE) | Apo B:Apo A1 Coefficient (SE) | Apo B (g/l) Coefficient (SE) | Apo A1 (g/l) Coefficient (SE) |
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CRP, C reactive protein; DAS28, Disease Activity Index 28-Joint Score; HDL, high-density lipoprotein. | ||||||

Values are given as regression coefficients (SE), and standard errors estimated by general estimation equation analyses for each lipid item as a continuous outcome variable. All analyses were adjusted for age and gender. | ||||||

*p<0.05. | ||||||

Indicators of disease activity | ||||||

1-point decrease/difference of DAS28 | –0.016 (0.008)* | 0.016 (0.005)* | 0.045 (0.013)* | –0.013 (0.005)* | 0.004 (0.004) | 0.036 (0.009)* |

10-points decrease/difference of CRP | –0.026 (0.001)* | 0.024 (0.001)* | 0.067 (0.001)* | –0.014 (0.001)* | 0.009 (0.001) | 0.045 (0.001)* |

Reduction/difference of 1 mg prednisone | 0.009 (0.004)* | –0.004 (0.002)* | –0.016 (0.006)* | 0.005 (0.002)* | 0.001 (0.002) | –0.009 (0.004)* |