Table 2

Multivariate analysis of first visit variables predictive of mortality at 2 years

OR95% CIp Value
Age >55 years2.541.69 to 3.800.0001
Cardiac involvement2.271.37 to 3.740.006
Tendon friction rubs2.131.39 to 3.260.0005
Rapid STPR1.741.15 to 2.630.01
Gastrointestinal involvement1.831.21 to 2.740.004
Male gender1.601.03 to 2.490.04
Anti-RNA polymerase III antibody0.610.40 to 1.940.02
  • STPR, skin thickness progression rate.