Figure 2.

Changes in HAQ and PCS in patients treated with biologic therapy. Changes in HAQ and PCS in patients who started a biologic therapy at time 0. Horizontal graphs at y-axis represent curves of the distribution of values for HAQ (above) and PCS (below) at time 0. Annual cost is the annual cost calculated for the 10-year duration before and the 10-year duration after the start of biologic therapy. HAQ, Health Assessment Questionnaire; PCS, SF-36 Physical Component Summary; MCS, SF-36 Mental Component Summary.

Wolfe and Michaud Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R35   doi:10.1186/ar2944
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