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Table 3 Relationship between disease activity and functional status and EQ-5D

From: Health-related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

  Mean EQ-5D ± SD Mean EQ VAS ± SD
Disease activity   
 Remission 0.93 ± 0.10 8.49 ± 1.3
 Low (DAS28 > 2.6 to ≤3.2) 0.89 ± 0.12 8.17 ± 1.51
 Moderate (DAS28 > 3.2 to ≤5.1) 0.85 ± 0.14 7.77 ± 1.8
 High (DAS28 > 5.1) 0.79 ± 0.19 7.23 ± 1.85
Functional status   
 HAQ <  0.5 0.92 ± 0.09 8.4 5 ± 1.45
 0.5 ≤ HAQ < 1.1 0.88 ± 0.09 7.97 ± 1.62
 1.1 ≤ HAQ < 1.6 0.80 ± 0.16 7.4 ± 1.71
 1.6 ≤ HAQ < 2.1 0.72 ± 0.19 6.81 ± 1.78
 HAQ ≥ 2.1 0.72 ± 0.16 6.17 ± 1.79
  1. Abbreviation: - DAS28 Disease activity score 28, HAQ Health assessment questionnaire