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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted linear regression analysis with TBRmax as the dependent variable

From: Unexpected arterial wall and cellular inflammation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in remission using biological therapy: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Unadjusted analyses Adjusted analysesα
B (95 % CI) p value B (95 % CI) p value
ESR 0.009(−0.029-0.048) 0.602 0.024(−0.021-0.070) 0.256
CRP −0.056(−0.272-0.159) 0.584 −0.075(−0.318-0.168) 0.513
DAS28 0.060(−0.623-0.744) 0.850 0.087(−0.638-0.910) 0.831
Disease duration 0.023(−0.003-0.050) 0.084 0.038(0.002-0.074) 0.040
Disease duration until start of TNF inhibition 0.064(0.015-0.113) 0.015 0.081(0.004-0.158) 0.040
  1. Data are unadjusted coefficient (B) with 95 % confidence intervals (CI)
  2. TBR max maximum target-to-background ratio, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C-reactive protein, DAS28 disease activity score based on 28 joints
  3. αAdjusted for BMI, systolic blood pressure and current smoking