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Table 5 Multivariable analysis to determine risk of pain (VAS Pain Score, Generalized Linear 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

VAS Pain Scoreβ ± SEp-value
Minoritya (Yes)0.87 ± 0.660.18
Education (Some college +)0.12 ± 0.770.87
Medicaidb−0.13 ± 1.370.93
Medicareb0.22 ± 0.670.75
Age0.02 ± 0.030.44
Sex (Female)0.16 ± 0.700.82
Biologics (Yes)0.81 ± 0.500.11
MDHAQ Score0.17 ± 0.050.0002
  1. aMinority status: Black or African American, Hispanic or Mixed
  2. bRef: Commercial
  3. Significant values are bolded
  4. VAS Visual Analogue Scale, β Beta Coefficient, SE Standard Error, MDHAQ Multidimensional Health Assessment Questionnaire