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Table 3 Age in relation to corticosteroid treatment a

From: Age at onset determines severity and choice of treatment in early rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study

Covariates OR 95% CI P-value
Age at disease onsetb 1.540 1.045 to 2.267 <0.05
Female sex 0.803 0.529 to 1.219 0.304
ACPA-positive 1.127 0.752 to 1.693 0.565
ESR (T0), mm/h 1.011 1.002 to 1.020 <0.05
  1. aACPA, Anticyclic citrullinated peptide/protein; CI: Confidence interval; ESR, Erythrocyte sedimentation rate; OR: Odds ratio. bAge at disease onset classified as young-onset rheumatoid arthritis <58 years old and late-onset rheumatoid arthritis ≥58 years old. Data are derived from multiple logistic regression (n = 574).