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Table 5 Components of DAS28-CRP and VAS pain in RA-patients reporting low or not low decision latitude at work

From: Neither low social support nor low decision latitude at work is associated with disease remission among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: results from the Swedish EIRA study

  Follow-up time point
3 months 12 months 60 months
Low decision latitude at work (n = 187) Not low decision latitude at work (n = 563) Low decision latitude at work (n = 189) Not low decision latitude at work (n = 568) Low decision latitude at work (n = 153) Not low decision latitude at work (n = 491)
CRP, median (IQR) 8 (6–14) 9 (7–15) 8 (4–10) 8 (5–10) 4 (2–8) 5 (2–8)
Tender joint count, median (IQR) 3 (1–7) 2 (0–6) 2 (0–5) 1 (0–4) 1 (0–3) 1 (0–3)
Swollen joint count, median (IQR) 3 (1–7) 3 (0–7) 1 (0–4) 1 (0–3) 1 (0–3) 0 (0–2)
VAS global, median (IQR) 35 (15–53) 29 (13–50) 27 (11–56)* 21 (7–44)* 21 (8–46) 23 (7–44)
VAS pain, median (IQR) 30 (15–53) 26 (13–48) 26 (12–51) 20 (6–46) 25 (9–45) 22 (7–45)
  1. *p < 0.05