Table 1.

Demographics and baseline characteristics of patients who did and did not respond to the second questionnaire. Value are mean (SD) unless otherwise indicated.

CharacteristicsRespondersNon-responders
Age, yrs59.91 (11.83)54.29 (12.14)
Female, %79.6380.65
Duration of disease, yrs9.22 (10.29)6.12 (7.39)
Initial PGA28.82 (24.79)27.25 (29.95)
Initial HAQ0.656 (0.62)0.813 (0.63)
Initial MDGA18.41 (21.52)31.00 (25.53)
  • PGA: Patient Global Assessment, HAQ: Health Assessment Questionnaire, MDGA: Physician Global Assessment.