Table 3

Results of multivariate logistic regression for prediction of relapse

BWaldp ValueOROR (95% CI)
Age0.0281.6380.2011.0290.985 to 1.074
Sex0.9512.8850.0892.5880.864 to 7.756
ACR/EULAR remission–0.3960.4480.5030.6730.211 to 2.144
Disease duration0.0070.0290.8641.0070.926 to 1.096
Remission duration0.0190.9850.3211.0190.982 to 1.058
Positive RF–0.8971.5050.2200.4080.097 to 1.709
Positive ACPA1.6554.3270.0385.2311.100 to 24.867
Biological DMARD0.5020.7750.3791.6520.540 to 5.049
Continuation versus tapering (arm 2)1.7476.2970.0125.7371.466 to 22.454
Continuation versus stopping (arm 3)2.1728.7510.0038.7772.081 to 37.013
Intercept–5.9988.8720.0030.002
  • Significant values are shown in bold typeface.

  • ACPA, anticitrullinated protein antibodies; ACR, American College of Rheumatology; DMARDs, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs; EULAR, European League Against Rheumatism; RF, rheumatoid factor.