Table 2

Baseline clinical and demographic characteristics of the RAMS cohort

Baseline characteristicMedian (IQR)Missing (n)
Age at venepuncture date (years)62 (56–72)0
Days between MTX commencement and venepuncture date92 (88–105)
Female gender (%)550
Weight (kg)76.9 (61.2–83.8)3
Serum creatinine (µM)67.5 (60.0–79.0)5
Baseline DAS-284.61 (3.83–5.66)2
MTX dose (mg/week)20 (10–25)* 0
  • *Median (range).

  • DAS-28, Disease Activity Score-28; MTX, methotrexate; RAMS, Rheumatoid Arthritis Medication Study.