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Table 2 Comparison of cumulative disease activity, treatment, and PT behavior between cases and controls

From: Early persistence on therapy impacts drug-free remission: a case-control study in a cohort of Hispanic patients with recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis

  Cases, N = 23 Controls, N = 46 p
Disease activity
 DAS28 2.2 (1.9–2.6) 2.4 (1.6–2.9) 0.401
Treatment
 Number of DMARDs/patient 1.8 (1.2–2) 2.3 (1.6–2.8) 0.003
PT characteristics
 % of follow-up with PT 92 (58–100) 67 (47–88) 0.123
 Early PTa 17 (73.9) 17 (37) 0.005
 PT ≥ 80% of follow-upa 14 (60.9) 17 (37) 0.075
  1. Data presented as median (IQR) and anumber (%) of patients