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Table 2 Prediction of unfavorable outcome by multivariable modeling of baseline clinical characteristics

From: Predicting unfavorable long-term outcome in juvenile idiopathic arthritis: results from the Nordic cohort study

  Coef. Std.Err
Not in remission a N  = 156
  β0=-1.58 0.44
 Cumulative active joint count β1=0.04 0.05
 ESR mm/h β2=0.03 0.02
 CRP >10 mg/L β3=-0.07 0.69
 Morning stiffness > 15 min β4=1.16 0.45
 Physician’s global assessment VAS β5=0.16 0.46
 ANA-positive β6=1.25 0.50
 HLA-B27-positive β7=1.37 0.54
 Ankle joint arthritis β8=1.10 0.49
Functional disability (CHAQ), N  = 141
  β0=-1.68 0.35
 Cumulative active joint count β1=-0.02 0.03
 ESR mm/h β2=0.01 0.01
 CRP > 10 mg/L β3=-0.20 0.63
 Morning stiffness > 15 min β4=1.03 0.42
 Physician’s global assessment VAS β5=-0.40 0.56
 Finger joint arthritis β6=1.21 0.54
 Pain VAS β7 = 0.77 0.40
Functional disability (PhS), N  = 92
  β0=-3.40 0.75
 Cumulative active joint count β1=0.10 0.05
 ESR mm/h β2=0.01 0.02
 CRP > 10 mg/L β3=-2.06 1.28
 Morning stiffness > 15 min β4=1.68 0.80
 Physician’s global assessment VAS β5=-0.71 0.88
 Pain VAS β6=1.30 0.64
Joint damage (JADI-A), N  = 141
  β0=-3.84 0.76
 Cumulative active joint count β1=0.02 0.04
 ESR mm/h β2=0.01 0.02
 CRP > 10 mg/l β3= -0.11 0.83
 Morning stiffness > 15 min β4=-0.59 0.61
 Physician’s global assessment VAS β5=0.28 0.52
 Finger joint arthritis β6=1.84 0.68
 Older age at disease onset (years) β7= 0.16 0.07
  1. Coef. coefficients in the logistic regression, Std.Err. standard error in the coefficients, VAS visual analogue scale, ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate for an increase in 10 mm/h, CRP C-reactive protein, ANA antinuclear antibody, HLA-B27 human leucocyte antigen
  2. aNot in remission equals non-achievement of remission off medication