Table 4

Univariate and multivariate (adjusted simultaneously for variables shown) associations of different demographic details and clinical variables with the delayed diagnosis of >2 years

Univariate modelMultivariate model
OR95% CIp ValueOR95% CIp Value
BMI0.910.87 to 0.970.0020.920.87 to 0.980.01
Low education status1.760.95 to 3.20.0692.091.07 to 4.070.02
Deformed joints1.951.09 to 3.480.024
Number of deformed joints1.041.01 to 1.070.008
Erosions2.001.18 to 3.370.0091.761.00 to 3.090.04
Osteolysis1.790.90 to 3.580.09
Sacroiliitis1.460.81 to 2.610.19
Arthritis mutilans2.531.07 to 6.010.034
PCS.SF-361.031.01 to 1.060.0061.081.04 to 1.12<0.001
MCS.SF-361.010.99 to 1.030.21
HAQ1.480.95 to 2.320.083.491.80 to 6.79<0.001
  • BMI, Body Mass Index; HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire; MCS.SF-36, mental health factors of quality of life; PCS.SF-36, physical health factors of quality of life.