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Table 8 Use of NSAIDs and/or corticosteroids in follow-up

From: Hospitalization for musculoskeletal disorders in rheumatoid arthritis patients: a population-based study

  Anti-TNF DMARDs Non- users
  2002–2006
Total number of patients 557 1144 656
NSAIDs in follow-up 372 (66.8) 788 (68.9) 451 (68.8)
Corticosteroid in follow-up 344 (61.8) 650 (56.8) 353 (53.8)
NSAIDs and/or corticosteroid in follow-up 460 (82.6) 959 (84.7) 531 (80.9)
  2007–2012
Total number of patients 690 1651 532
NSAIDs in follow-up 389 (56.4) 981 (59.4) 257 (48.3)
Corticosteroid in follow-up 413 (59.9) 790 (47.8) 276 (51.9)
NSAIDs and/or corticosteroid in follow-up 568 (82.3) 1251 (75.8) 396 (74.4)