Table 4

Cumulative probabilities of attaining disease remission within 2, 3, 4 and 5 years after diagnosis

Probability of attaining disease remission and (number of subjects still in the cohort who have not remitted)
ILAR categoryNumber*Within 2 yearsWithin 3 yearsWithin 4 yearsWithin 5 years
Whole cohort10220.042 (710)0.125 (424)0.281 (205)0.412 (81)
Systemic arthritis710.048 (55)0.110 (39)0.288 (21)0.469 (9)
Oligoarthritis3870.076 (260)0.211 (145)0.409 (63)0.576 (22)
RF-negative Polyarthritis2200.011 (165)0.032 (112)0.077 (66)0.143 (29)
RF-positive Polyarthritis450.0 (31)0.0 (18)0.0 (10)0.0 (6)
Psoriatic arthritis560.072 (35)0.214 (21)0.471 (9)0.471 (3)
Enthesitis-related arthritis1440.019 (90)0.058 (51)0.276 (17)0.472 (5)
Undifferentiated990.012 (75)0.112 (39)0.297 (19)0.461 (8)
  • *Number of patients who contributed data for this analysis.

  • ILAR, International League of Associations for Rheumatology.