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Table 2 Univariate analysis to determine the risk of high RA disease activity (DAS28-ESR,Logistic Regressions)

From: Racial disparities in pre-operative pain, function and disease activity for patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing Total knee or Total hip Arthroplasty: a New York based study

DAS28-ESROdds ratio (95% CI)p-value
Minority (Yes)a1.16 (0.54, 2.49)0.70
Education (Some college +)4.48 (1.60, 12.57)0.004
Medicareb1.23 (0.62, 2.42)0.55
Medicaidb1.69 (0.39, 7.40)0.49
Age0.99 (0.96, 1.02)0.38
Sex (Female)3.25 (1.34, 7.86)0.009
Biologics (Yes)1.02 (0.54, 1.90)0.97
MDHAQ Score1.11 (1.04, 1.19)0.003
  1. aMinority status: Black or African American, Hispanic or Mixed
  2. bRef commercial
  3. Significant values are bolded
  4. DAS28-ESR Disease Activity Score28-Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, β Beta Coefficient
  5. SE Standard Error, MDHAQ Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire, CI Confidence Interval