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Table 4 Concordance between preferred and perceived role

From: Patient participation in decisions about disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs: a cross-sectional survey

  Too little participation Enough participation Too much participation
MDM in general (n = 496) 29% 61% 10%
Traditional DMARD (n = 330) 54% 43% 4%
Injecting MTX (n = 137) 29% 56% 14%
Biologic agent (n = 129) 30% 62% 8%
Decrease/stop (n = 303) 26% 46% 28%
  1. MDM = Medical Decision-making; DMARD = Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs; MTX = methotrexate.