Table 2.

Status scores for the mSASSS, BASDAI, BASFI, and BASMI in patients who completed a 2-, 4-, 6-, 8-, and 10-year followup. Values are mean ± SD unless otherwise specified.

Variables*Baseline/week 12Yr 2Yr 4Yr 6Yr 8Yr 10
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mSASSS11.1 ± 16.112.9 ± 17.212.0 ± 2.314.6 ± 17.116.0 ± 17.517.2 ± 17.7
BASDAI2.9 ± 1.82.4 ± 2.02.3 ± 1.62.3 ± 1.62.3 ± 1.72.0 ± 1.3
BASFI3.1 ± 2.12.8 ± 2.42.8 ± 2.22.9 ± 2.33.0 ± 2.52.4 ± 1.4
BASMI2.5 ± 1.92.4 ± 2.12.1 ± 2.02.2 ± 2.12.5 ± 2.12.6 ± 1.7
  • * Week 12 data were used as baseline for clinical variables BASDAI, BASFI, and BASMI. mSASSS: modified Stoke Ankylosing Spondylitis Spine Score; BASDAI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index; BASFI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Functional Index; BASMI: Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Metrology Index.