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Table 4 All the logistic regression model subsets for the prediction of reclassification in patients with RA included in the low and moderate cardiovascular risk category according to the SCORE prior to carotid ultrasound assessment

From: Disease activity influences the reclassification of rheumatoid arthritis into very high cardiovascular risk

Variables OR (95% CI) p Optimal cutoff Sensitivity, % Specificity, %
Age, years 1.11 (1.09–1.13) 0.000 54 78 63
Hypertension 1.61 (1.18–2.21) 0.003    
Dyslipidemia 1.37 (1.03–1.83) 0.033    
DAS28-ESR 1.07 (0.97–1.18) 0.16 2.6 63 46
Pseudo R2 0.188     
AIC 1104     
BIC 1128     
AUC 0.774     
Sensitivity 62%     
Specificity 74%     
pfitHL 0.111     
  1. Values in boldface are statistically significant. AIC Akaike information criterion, BIC Schwarz Bayesian criterion, AUC area under the curve, pfitHL Hosmer-Lemeshow goodness-of-fit, DAS28-ESR Disease Activity Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate in 28 joints