Adjusted associations of rheumatoid arthritis severity with prevalence of coronary artery calcification (Agatston score > 0). Tertiles of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) severity according to gender are gender-specific. Prevalence of any coronary calcium is given as a percentage of the total. Adjusted comparisons include age, gender (where appropriate), race, highest education level attained, hypertension, high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, diabetes, ever smoking, and use of lipid-lowering medication. Analyses include 1,222 subjects with complete data (RA, n = 193; control, n = 1,029). *P < 0.05 compared with the non-RA group. **P < 0.05 compared with both the non-RA group and the lowest tertile of RA severity.