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Table 1 Characteristics of Responders and Non-Responders to Heart Health Survey

From: Cardiovascular risk management in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis: online survey results from a national cohort study

  Responders (N = 1019) Non-Responders (N = 561) p
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Age, years 58 (11) 53 (13) < 0.001
Disease duration, years 18 (11) 16 (10) 0.001
  N (%) N (%)  
Diagnosis    0.002
RA 858 (84.2) 437 (77.9)  
PsA 161 (15.8) 124 (22.1)  
Female 752 (73.8) 407 (72.5) 0.6
University/tertiary education 605 (59.4) 313 (55.8) 0.17
Full time work or study 281 (27.6) 214 (38.1) < 0.001
Current biologic DMARD 752 (73.8) 380 (67.7) 0.01
Current methotrexate 662 (65.0) 334 (59.5) 0.03
Current prednis(ol)one 311 (30.5) 188 (33.5) 0.22
Current smoker 62 (6.1) 49 (8.7) 0.05
Hypertension 332 (32.6) 160 (28.5) 0.10
Diabetes 87 (8.5) 42 (7.5) 0.5
Hyperlipidaemia 183 (18.0) 85 (15.2) 0.16
  1. SD standard deviation, RA rheumatoid arthritis, PsA psoriatic arthritis, DMARD disease modifying antirheumatic drug