Table 1

The prevalence of MI in patients with ankylosing spondylitis versus controls

PatientsControls
MIsTotal number of patientsPrevalenceMIsTotal number of subjectsPrevalenceOnly responders OR (95% CI)Including non-responders OR (95% CI)
Male
 50–658200 (329)4.0 (2.4)409280781.52.85 (1.40 to 5.83)1.71 (0.84 to 3.48)
 66–75582 (123)6.1 (4.1)28195213.02.28 (0.91 to 5.68)1.47 (0.60 to 3.63)
 Total13282 (451)4.6 (2.9)690375991.82.60 (1.48 to 4.56)1.60 (0.92 to 2.80)
Female
 50–65383 (118)3.6 (2.5)103270850.49.73 (3.02 to 31.36)6.94 (2.17 to 22.21)
 66–75118 (23)5.6 (4.3)129106471.24.80 (0.63 to 36.31)3.80 (0.51 to 28.45)
 Total4101 (141)3.9 (2.8)232377320.67.91 (2.86 to 21.85)5.75 (2.10 to 15.78)
Total17383 (593)4.4 (2.9)922753331.23.10 (1.89 to 5.09)1.94 (1.19 to 3.17)
  • The numbers and percentages corresponding with the best-case calculations are added in parentheses. Conditional logistic regression analyses were performed to calculate the odds ratios.

  • MI, myocardial infarction; OR, odds ratio.