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Table 2 Percentage of patients on monotherapy according to treatment course and drug

From: Prevalence of biologics monotherapy in a cohort of patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in daily clinical practice

  1st Course 2nd Course 3rd Course 4th Course Total
Number of patients 79 25 9 2 115
% Patients on biologic monotherapy at initiation of biologics (95 % CI) 24 (15–35) 60 (39–79) 44 (14–79) 100 35 (26–44)
% Patients on biologic monotherapy at initiation of biologics due to Medical prescription (95 % CI) 15 (8–25) 48 (28–69) 33 (7–70) 0 (0) 23 (16–32)
% Patients biologic monotherapy at initiation of biologics, due to patient’s decision (95 % CI) 9 (3.6–17) 12 (2.5–31) 11 (0.2–48) 100 11 (6–18)