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Table 2 Numbers of flares according to radiographic evidence of progression at 24-month follow up

From: Self-reported flares are predictors of radiographic progression in rheumatoid arthritis patients in 28-joint disease activity score remission: a 24-month observational study

  All patients No radiographic progression Radiographic progression P valuea
Number 149 131 18  
OF, number/year, median (IQR) 1.00 (0.50; 1.38) 0.98 (0.50; 1.00) 1.50 (1.00; 1.50) <0.01
SRF, number/year, median (IQR) 0.50 (0.14; 1.00) 0.50 (0.10; 1.00) 1.00 (0.50; 1.00) 0.01
SF, number/year, median (IQR) 0.34 (0; 0.50) 0.24 (0; 0.50) 0.50 (0.24; 0.63) 0.08
  1. IQR interquartile range, OF overall flares, SRF self-reported flares, SF short flares. aThe Mann-Whitney test was used to calculate p values