Table 1: Showing patients grouped according to DAS-28 cutoff values for staging of disease activity (ACR-2008).

GroupsLevel of disease activityDAS-28 (total score = 0–9.4)Number of patientsMean DAS-28 ± SD

IRemission<2.69 1 . 9 9 ± 0 . 3 8
IILow disease activity≤3.25 3 . 0 4 ± 0 . 1 7
IIIModerate disease activity>3.2 and ≤5.162 4 . 2 5 ± 0 . 5 8
IVHigh disease activity>5.1124 6 . 3 8 ± 0 . 8 7

Total0–9.4200 5 . 5 ± 1 . 4 9