TableĀ 1

Changes in disease activity categories from 15-year to 30-year follow-up in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Disease activity at 15-year follow-up*Disease activity at 30-year follow-up*
Active diseaseRemission on medicationRemission off medication
Active disease61 (35)39 (64)10 (16)12 (20)
Remission on medication17 (10)9 (53)2 (12)6 (35)
Remission off medication98 (56)12 (12)1 (1)85 (87)
Total176 (100)60 (34)13 (7)103 (59)
  • Values refer to the number of subjects (%).

  • *According to preliminary criteria for clinical remission in JIA.5