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Table 6 Associations between social support and decision latitude at work, respectively, and patient-reported outcome measures

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

   VAS pain above median1 VAS global above median2
  Follow-up time point OR*(95% CI) OR**(95% CI) OR*(95% CI) OR**(95% CI)
Low social support 3 months 1.12 (0.92–1.37) 0.99 (0.81–1.22) 1.26 (1.031.53) 1.17 (0.95–1.44)
12 months 1.30 (1.061.59) 1.22 (0.99–1.50) 1.20 (0.98–1.47) 1.12 (0.91–1.38)
60 months 1.34 (1.081.66) 1.26 (1.011.57) 1.40 (1.131.74) 1.35 (1.081.68)
Low decision latitude at work 3 months 1.29 (0.92–1.80) 1.12 (0.79–1.59) 1.32 (0.94–1.85) 1.21 (0.861.71)
12 months 1.46 (1.052.03) 1.34 (0.95–1.88) 1.53 (1.102.14) 1.45 (1.032.04)
60 months 1.10 (0.76–1.60) 1.05 (0.72–1.54) 0.94 (0.65–1.35) 0.87 (0.60–1.27)
  1. 1Median for VAS pain at each time-point: 3 months 25 mm, 12 months 22 mm, 60 months 24 mm
  2. 2Median for VAS global at each time-point: 3 months 28 mm, 12 months 22 mm, 60 months 23 mm
  3. *Adjusted for age and sex. **Adjusted for age, sex, smoking, alcohol use, educational level, and symptom duration. Statistically significant results in bold