TableĀ 5

Baseline variables independently associated with delayed remission based on multivariable Cox models controlling for baseline levels of disease activity and treatments

VariablesClinical Remission*Complete Remission*Clinical Remission on treatment*Complete Remission on treatment*
African-American0.6 (0.5, 0.7)
p<0.0001
0.6 (0.5, 0.7)
p<0.0001
0.6 (0.5, 0.7)
p<0.0001
0.7 (0.6, 0.8)
p<0.0001
Baseline low C30.6 (0.4, 0.7)
p=0.0019
0.4 (0.4, 0.6)
p<0.0001
0.6 (0.4, 0.7)
p<0.0001
0.4 (0.4, 0.6)
p<0.0001
Baseline low C40.7 (0.5, 0.9)p=0.0150.4 (0.3, 0.6)p<0.00010.5 (0.4, 0.6)p<0.0001
Baseline anti-dsDNA0.7 (0.6, 0.9)
p=0.0019
0.6 (0.5, 0.7)
p<0.0001
Baseline haematological activity0.6 (0.4, 0.8)
p=0.0002
0.6 (0.4, 0.8)
p=0.0002
0.6 (0.4, 0.8)
p=0.0003
0.5 (0.4, 0.7)
p<0.0001
  • *Values in the table are remission rate ratios (95% CIs) and p values. Other variables not significantly predictive of remission included sex, age, musculoskeletal disease activity, cutaneous disease activity and renal disease activity.