Table 6

Multivariate logistic regression analysis of factors predicting 3-year disability

OR95% CI
HAQ-DI
 Group 1 versus group 2*5.232.81 to 9.73
Work disability
 Use of biological agents3.831.56 to 9.42
 Age (years)2.131.24 to 3.68
 Group 1 versus group 2*1.881.08 to 3.30
  • * Group 1, patients with persistent moderate disease activity at 6- and 12-month visits; group 2, patients with sustained DAS28 remission at 6- and 12-month visits.

  • DAS28, Disease Activity Score in 28 joints; HAQ-DI, Health Assessment Questionnaire-Disability Index.