Table 2

Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of patients included in the RAID and the Rainbow studies

RAID study
(n=563)
Rainbow study
(n=108)
Age, years55.8 (13.3)53.6 (12.9)
Women, n (%)440 (78.2)81 (75.0)
Disease duration12.6 (10.5)8.0 (6.8)
DAS28(3 v)-ESR2.8 (1.2)5.1 (0.8)
Swollen joint count (0–28)3.9 (4.8)8.6 (4.1)
Tender joint count (0–28)5.5 (6.1)10.7 (5.8)
  • Values are mean (SD) unless stated otherwise.

  • DAS28(3v)-ESR, Disease Activity Score-3 variables-erythrocyte sedimentation rate.