Table 4

Multivariable predictors for a flare during a drug-free remission period

OR95% CI
Anti-CCP positive7.52.9 to 19.4
Weighted mean DAS44 until remission4.71.5 to 15.2
Baseline HAQ0.410.19 to 0.88
 SSA3.51.5 to 15.2
  • anti-CCP, anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide; DAS44, disease activity score (44 joints); DMARD, disease-modifying antirheumatic drug; HAQ, health assessment questionnaire; MTX, methotrexate; NA, not applicable due to low patient numbers; SSA, sulfasalazine.