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  1. Sociodemographic factors and the outcome of rheumatoid arthritis in young women.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    To investigate the impact of sociodemographic factors on the outcome of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

    Methods-A group of 138 women with RNA of recent onset and a mean duration of follow up of 5.8 years was studied.

    Additional information on sociodemographic variables at disease onset level of formal education, marital status and employment status) was related to the initial disease severity and various outcome measures.

    Results

    Patients with lower levels of education showed a trend towards a worse outcome, according to Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) score, erosion score and the patient's and physician's assessment of outcome at the last visit.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Polyarthrite rhumatoïde, Adulte jeune, Homme, Femelle, Statut socioéconomique, Statut conjugal, Niveau étude, Pronostic, Etude cohorte, Etude statistique, Pays Bas, Europe, Epidémiologie, Chronique, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rhumatisme inflammatoire, Immunopathologie, Maladie autoimmune

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Rheumatoid arthritis, Young adult, Human, Female, Socioeconomic status, Marital status, Education level, Prognosis, Cohort study, Statistical study, Netherlands, Europe, Epidemiology, Chronic, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Inflammatory joint disease, Immunopathology, Autoimmune disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0052179

    Code Inist : 002B15D. Création : 09/06/1995.