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Table 4 Agreement of response according to various criteria sets at 3 months, expressed as percentages and κ values

From: Disease activity level, remission and response in established rheumatoid arthritis: Performance of various criteria sets in an observational cohort, treated with anti-TNF agents

Reference criterion          
   EULAR EULAR modified cut off SDAI CDAI
Valid N   1163 1163 1184 1195
  Valid N % κ % κ % κ % κ
Overall response   good+moderate good+moderate major+minor major+minor
ACR20 1234 61/22 0,61 59/24 0,62 62/19 0,54 61/19 0,54
EULAR 1163    71/23 0,83 73/17 0,71 72/17 0,68
EULAR modified cut off 1163      70/18 0,70 69/18 0,67
SDAI 1184        78/19 0,91
Moderate/minor response   moderate moderate minor minor
ACR50 1234 13/33 0,00 3.5/47 0,00 7.3/41 0,00 5.6/45 0,00
EULAR 1163    14/54 0,27 13/43 0,04 10/46 0,03
EULAR modified cut off 1163      11/65 0,31 8.7/68 0,28
SDAI 1184        20/70 0,74
Good/major response   good good major major
ACR70 1234 12/64 0,40 13/46 0,22 12/46 0,19 12/42 0,17
EULAR 1163    31/43 0,49 25/38 0,27 26/36 0,27
EULAR modified cut off 1163      45/39 0,69 47/37 0,69
SDAI 1184        51/42 0,86
  1. Percentages denote positive agreement/negative agreement, i.e. per cent patients fulfilling both compared response criteria/per cent patients fulfilling neither.