Skip to main content

Table 1 Clinical and demographical characteristics of the RA patient cohort

From: Lower peripheral helper T cell levels in the synovium are associated with a better response to anti-TNF therapy in rheumatoid arthritis

  All n = 11 EULAR response
Good and moderate, n = 8 No response, n = 3
Female, n (%) 8 (72.7) 5 (62.5) 3 (100)
Age (years) 60.3 (7.1) 60.3 (7.9) 61 (6.9)
Disease duration (years) 17.0 (10.2) 18.4 (10.6) 13.4 (11.3)
Follow-up (years) 2.6 (1.9) 3.6 (1.6) 0.7 (0.8)
DAS28ESR 3v (0 week) 5.3 (1.6) 5.95 (1.4) 5.90 (1.8)
DAS28ESR 3v (20 weeks) 4.2 (1.7) 3.51 (1.3) 5.90 (1.9)
RF positive (%) 6 (54.5) 5 (62.5) 2 (66)
ACPA positive (%) 10 (90.1) 7 (87.5) 3 (100)
Synovial pattern
 Lymphoid (%) 7 (63.6) 6 (75) 1 (33.3)
 Myeloid (%) 4 (36.3) 2 (25) 2 (66.6)
 Fibroid (%) 0 0 0
  1. Clinical and demographical characteristics of the RA patient cohort stratified according to EULAR criteria. None of the variables were significantly different between the two groups (P > 0.05)