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Table 4 Univariate analysis to determine the risk of pain (VAS Pain Score, Simple Linear Regression)

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

Variableβ ± SEp-value
Minoritya (Yes)1.01 ± 0.540.06
Education (Some college +)0.66 ± 0.680.33
Medicareb0.46 ± 0.510.36
Medicaidb−0.13 ± 1.170.91
Age−0.01 ± 0.190.70
Sex (Female)0.62 ± 0.650.34
Biologics (Yes)0.56 ± 0.450.21
MDHAQ Score0.18 ± 0.04< 0.0001
  1. aMinority status: Black or African American, Hispanic or Mixed
  2. bRef commercial; see below for minority status definition
  3. Significant values are bolded
  4. VAS Visual Analogue Scale, β Beta Coefficient, SE Standard Error, MDHAQ Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire