Table 1.

Survey results, response to the closed questions.

QuestionMeanSDMedianIQR
Anchors: 1 = not important at all, 5 = very important
  1. Do you think it is important that we develop a definition of remission based on the experience of patients with the impact of the disease, alongside the clinical definition of remission used by rheumatologists?4.01.14.01
  2. Do you think it is important that a patient definition of remission measures “disease activity”?3.71.04.01
  3. Do you think it is important that a patient definition of remission measures “impact of the disease on daily life”?4.01.24.01
Anchors: 1 = disease activity most important, 5 = impact on daily life most important
  4. Which component (disease activity or impact on daily life) is most important to you?3.51.34.02
  • IQR: interquartile range.