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Table 2 Distribution of clusters of clinical outcomes

From: Early menopause and severity of rheumatoid arthritis in women older than 45 years

  Cluster I: Severe RA (n= 26) Cluster II: Mild/moderate seropositive RA (n= 25) Cluster 3: Mild/moderate seronegative RA (n= 39)
Treated with biologics (ever) 100% 0 0
RF positive 88.5% 100% 0
Documented erosions on radiographs (ever) 84.6% 56.4% 52.0%
HAQ after 5 years    
Mean (SD) 1.17 (0.61) 0.74 (0.61) 0.88 (0.66)
Median (IQR) 1.00 (0.72-1.66) 0.63 (0.38-0.88) 0.88 (0.25-1.25)
  1. HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire; IQR, interquartile range; RF, rheumatoid factor; SD, standard deviation.