Skip to main content

Table 6 Covariates associated with new endocrine disease (thyroid diseases, osteoporosis, diabetes, hyperparathyroidism) during the first five years

From: Co-morbidity in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis - inflammation matters

Co-variates Odds ratio CI 95 % P value
ESR (T0), mmHg 1.009 0.998, 1.020 0.101
Corticosteroids ever ≤ T5 1.542 0.792, 3.002 0.202
Smoking ever (T0) 0.761 0.435, 1.332 0.339
Age at disease onset, years 1.052 1.028, 1.077 <0.001
Sex f/m 4.552 2.076, 9.980 <0.001
  1. Multiple logistic regression analysis (n = 625). ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, T0 baseline, T5 five years after baseline