Table 2

Multivariate analysis of the ORs for sonographic inflammation

Regression coefficientSEWaldp ValueOR95% CI for OR
LowerUpper
Anti-TNF tapering (moderate tapering/mild tapering)1.7550.54510.3570.0015.7861.98616.852
ANA1.3370.5994.9750.0263.8061.17612.319
RF0.1880.7100.0700.7911.2070.3004.858
ACPA0.4120.5270.6140.4331.5110.5384.240
Age0.0450.0272.8670.0901.0460.9931.103
Gender0.1810.7380.0600.8061.1980.2825.090
Body mass index (kg/m2)−0.1330.0683.8550.0500.8760.7671.000
DAS28 score before starting anti-TNF−1.0890.6073.2230.0730.3360.1021.105
DAS28 score before tapering anti-TNF therapy0.1260.7990.0250.8741.1350.2375.434
  • ACPA, anticitrullinated protein antibodies; ANA, antinuclear antibody; DAS28, 28-joint Disease Activity Score; RF, rheumatoid factor; TNF, tumor necrosis factor.