Table 5

Mixed linear model regression with osteophyte counts as dependent variable

Parameter

Regression coefficient

P value

95% Confidence interval


Lower bound

Upper bound


Intercept

1.090

0.551

-2.646

4.826


Sex (male)

-0.883

0.223

-2.379

0.613


Age (years)

0.072

0.018

0.012

0.131


Disease duration (years)

-0.028

0.762

-0.214

0.159


DAS28

-0.390

0.139

-0.913

0.134


Change in TRAP5b

0.091

0.780

-0.593

0.776


Change in BAP

-0.107

0.001

-0.178

-0.036


Regression coefficients and P values are shown for each dependent variable at follow-up. Significant correlations (P <0.05) are indicated in bold. DAS28, Disease Activity Score 28; TRAP5b, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b; BAP, bone alkaline phosphatase.

Aschenberg et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R62   doi:10.1186/ar4235

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