Table 2

Longitudinal association between RAPID3 (0–10) and DAS28-ESR, including individual components

OutcomeDAS28 β (95% CI)†‡SJC β (95% CI)§TJC β (95% CI)§PGA β (95% CI)§ESR β (95% CI)§
Male (n=52)Female (n=122)
RAPID3* (0–10)0.29 (0.24 to 0.35)0.29 (0.17 to 0.41)0.89 (0.61 to 1.17)0.94 (0.84 to 1.04)0.37 (0.08 to 0.67)−0.03 (−0.47 to 0.41)
  • Statistically significant results are shown in bold.

  • *RAPID3 domains: functioning, pain and PGA.

  • †DAS28 (four variables, ESR-based).

  • ‡Models derived from 207 patients.

  • §Models derived from 172 patients.

  • DAS28, Disease Activity Score in 28 joints; DAS28-ESR, Disease Activity Score in 28 joints that includes the erythrocyte sedimentation rate; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; PGA, patient global assessment; RAPID3, Routine Assessment of Patient Index Data 3; SJC, swollen joint count; TJC, tender joint count.