Table 1

The outcome changes used in the vignette exercise

OutcomesBASDAI (0–10)Pain due to axSpA (numeric rating scale 0–10)ASDAS score (range, 0.6->5)BASDAI and CRP combination
Initial level of the outcome at the first visit of the patient0–60–60.6–2.0BASDAI of 2 and CRP of <6 mg/L, 8 mg/L or 20 mg/L
Possible worsenings at the second visit of the patientIncreases in steps of 1 pointIncreases in steps of 1 pointIncreases in steps 0, 0.3, 0.6, 0.9, 1.1, 1.5BASDAI of 4 or 5 and CRP increases of 5–20 mg/L
Total number of vignettes: 14049492418
  • ASDAS, Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Score; axSpA, axial spondyloarthritis; BASDAI, Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index; CRP, C-reactive protein.