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Table 1 Characteristics of rheumatoid arthritis patients seen in the San Francisco VA rheumatology clinic during study period

From: Implementation of disease activity measurement for rheumatoid arthritis patients in an academic rheumatology clinic

Characteristics Rheumatoid arthritis patients
N = 107
Age, mean (SD) 67 (10)
Male, N (%) 93 (87 %)
Seropositive,a N (%) [N = 103] 81 (79 %)
Medications at end of study period, N (%)  
 Methotrexate 60 (56 %)
 Prednisone 42 (39 %)
 Biologic 38 (35 %)
  1. aRheumatoid factor or anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody positive at any point, among patients tested