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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and medication of RA patients

From: Subjective and objective levels of physical activity and their association with cardiorespiratory fitness in rheumatoid arthritis patients

Demographic characteristics Mean±SD/Mean (%)
Age, mean ± SD years 55 ± 13
Women (%) 42 (62%)
Height, mean ± SD 168.2 ± 9.3
BMI, mean ± SD years 27.8 ± 5.4
Disease duration, mean ± SD years 7.2 ± 8.7
Medication Number (%)  
Methotrexate 50 (74)
Other DMARDs 35 (52)
Anti-TNF Therapy 8 (12)
Other Biologics 2 (3)
Prednisolone 11 (16)
NSAIDs 24 (35)
Analgesics 25 (37)
Cholesterol-reducing 18 (27)
Anti-Hypertensives 16 (24)
  1. BMI, body mass index; DMARDs, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs; NSAIDs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; RA, rheumatoid arthritis.