Table 4

Multivariate analysis: predictors of 3-year drug termination

βHRCIp Value
Age0.0071.010.99 to 1.020.36
Female sex0.161.170.83 to 1.640.37
Patient global*0.061.060.99 to 1.140.10
Use of concomitant MTX−0.340.710.52 to 0.990.04
Current smoker0.411.521.08 to 1.130.02
Baseline CRP†−0.0070.990.99 to 1.000.07
  • *Predicted unit increase on a 1–10 scale.

  • †Predicted mg/dl increase.

  • CRP, C-reactive protein; MTX, methotrexate.