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Table 4 Partial correlations between the periodontal SUVmax at baseline and ΔDAS28-CRP

From: Does periodontitis affect the treatment response of biologics in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis?

Control variables   ΔDAS28-CRP
Age (year) r −0.288
p 0.027
Disease duration (year) r −2.777
p 0.005
RF (mg/dl) r −0.27
p 0.043
Smoking history r −0.246
p 0.19
ACPA (U/ml) r −0.213
p 0.118
  1. RF rheumatoid factor, ACPA anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody