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Table 5 DAS28 response at 1 year and risk of rapid radiographic progression up to 5 years

From: Smoking, body mass index, disease activity, and the risk of rapid radiographic progression in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis

  Crude Adjusteda
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Change in DAS28 (per SD)b 0.52 (0.34–0.81) 0.53 (0.33–0.86)
EULAR responsec
 No response (reference) 1.00   1.00  
 Moderate response 0.54 (0.24–1.21) 0.58 (0.24–1.41)
 Good response 0.06 (0.01–0.49) 0.08 (0.01–0.64)
 Moderate response (reference) 1.00   1.00  
 Good response 0.12 (0.01–0.93) 0.14 (0.02–1.14)
  1. DAS28 Disease Activity Score of 28 joints, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, SD standard deviation, EULAR European League Against Rheumatism
  2. aAdjusted for rheumatoid factor and presence of erosions at 1 year
  3. bStandard deviation: 1.6
  4. cModerate response n = 61 (39%); good response n = 33 (21%)