Table 3

Association of anti-citrullinated fibronectin antibodies with smoking and SE alleles

Anti-cit FN neg. (%)d

Anti-cit FN pos. (%)d

OR (95% CI)


Smokinga

-

63 (46.7)

40 (38.1)

1.42 (0.85 to 2.39)

+

72 (53.3)

65 (61.9)

HLA SE allelesb

-

39 (26.5)

57 (14.6)

2.11 (1.13 to 3.92)

+

108 (73.5)

213 (85.4)


a Based upon information obtained from 240 RA patients. b Based upon information obtained from 270 RA patients. 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; OR, odds ratio

van Beers et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R35   doi:10.1186/ar3744

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