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Table 3 Multivariable analysis to determine the risk of RA disease activity (DAS28-ESR, Generalized Logistic Model)

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

VariableOdds ratio (95% CI)p-value
Minoritya (Yes)1.29 (0.41, 4.05)0.66
Education (Some college +)9.57 (2.17, 42.21)0.003
Medicaidb4.30 (0.28, 66.69)0.30
Medicareb1.48 (0.49, 4.45)0.48
Age0.97 (0.92, 1.02)0.22
Sex (Female)2.35 (0.74, 7.49)0.15
Biologics (Yes)0.64 (0.27, 1.48)0.30
MDHAQ Score1.09 (1.00, 1.17)0.044
  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, SE Standard Error, MDHAQ Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire, CI Confidence Interval