Table 3

 Comparison of disease activity between DAS28-ESR and DAS28-CRP

DAS28-CRP (y)
y<2.62.6⩽y⩽3.23.2<y⩽5.15.1<yTotal (%)
CRP, C-reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate.
*The number of patients with remission and high disease activity evaluated by DAS28-ESR was significantly different from that by DAS28-CRP (p < 0.0001).
DAS28-ESR (x)x<2.6282 (9.2)13 (0.4)2 (0.07)0297 (9.7)*
2.6⩽x⩽3.2251 (8.2)83 (2.7)22 (0.72)0356 (11.6%)
3.2<x⩽5.1172 (5.6)417 (13.6)986 (32.1)3 (0.98)1578 (51.4)
5.1<x00488 (15.9)354 (11.5)842 (27.4)*
Total (%)705 (22.9)513 (16.7)1498 (48.7)357 (11.6)3073