Table 2.

Cumulative prevalence of adverse events.

EventsGC Nonusers, %GC Users, %p
Any adverse event32.453.9< 0.002
Fractures618.2< 0.02
Arterial hypertension10.432.3< 0.0005
Myocardial infarction1.513.1< 0.01
Diabetes mellitus13.412.1NS
Cataract10.413.9NS
Infections36.1NS
  • GC: glucocorticoid: NS: not significant.