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Table 2 Univariate analysis (Student’s t test or Mann-Whitney U test) to evaluate the differences in demographic and clinical variables between CDC achievers vs CDC non-achievers

From: Frailty as a novel predictor of achieving comprehensive disease control (CDC) in rheumatoid arthritis

  CDC non-achievers (no 183) CDC achievers (no 31)  
  Mean Median SD 25–75 P Mean Median SD 25–75 P p
Age (years) 63.98 64.00 12.59 57.00–72.00 56.38 52.00 11.40 44.00–60.00 0.022
Disease duration (years) 8.78 7.00 2.63 5.00–10.00 6.07 6.00 2.23 5.00–8.00 0.038
Educational level (years) 10.03 13.00 3.86 8.00–13.00 13.02 15.00 2.38 13.00–16.00 0.048
RDCI 2.53 1.00 2.09 0.25–3.00 1.52 1.00 1.45 0.00–2.00 0.003
BMI (k/m2) 27.33 27.00 4.32 24.80–29.50 25.09 25.00 3.98 22.50–28.00 0.048
RF (titre) 188.82 53.30 212.40 10.00–149.25 134.89 82.00 206.44 11.25–309.00 0.036
ACPA (titre) 249.89 122.00 399.21 10.00–309.00 219.89 120.00 308.85 55.15–339.75 0.044
CRAF (score) 0.29 0.22 0.20 0.08–0.47 0.20 0.08 0.11 0.07–0.09 0.033
SENS (score) 10.57 12.00 7.05 5.00–16.75 12.38 14.00 7.88 5.25–18.00 0.039
  1. CDC comprehensive disease control, P percentiles, BMI body mass index, RDCI Rheumatic Diseases Comorbidity Index, HAQ-DI Health Assessment Questionnaires Disability Index, RF rheumatoid factor, ACPA anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, SDAI Simplified Disease Activity Index, SENS Simple Erosion Narrowing Score, CRAF Comprehensive Rheumatologic Assessment of Frailty