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Table 3 Relationship Between Flares And Disability

From: Real world long-term impact of intensive treatment on disease activity, disability and health-related quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis

Number of Flares Number Of Patients Overall HAQ
Mean (95% CI)
Final HAQ
Mean (95% CI)
0 260 1.08 (0.98, 1.18) 1.19 (1.08, 1.31)
1 290 1.29 (1.20, 1.38) 1.23 (1.13, 1.33)
2 127 1.21 (1.08, 1.35) 1.32 (1.16, 1.48)
3 47 1.50 (1.33, 1.66) 1.53 (1.28, 1.78)
4 14 1.43 (1.11, 1.75) 1.73 (1.27, 2.20)
One Way Analysis Of Variance   P = 0.002 P = 0.029