Table 1: Demographic characteristics.

Patients 90
Age (mean ± SD)50 ± 11
Female64 (71%)
Years of schooling (mean ± SD)10.2 ± 4.2
Socioeconomic level (n = 65)
 I0
 II3 (4.6%)
 III20 (30.8%)
 IV39 (60%)
 V3 (4.6%)
Months of RA evolution (mean RIQ)72 (24–120)
DAS 28 (mean ± SD) 4 ± 1
HAQ A (mean, RIQ) 0.87 (0.37–1.5)
RAQoL (mean ± SD) 12 ± 7
Functional class (n = 90)
 I27 (30%)
 II47 (52%)
 III16 (18%)
 IV0
SENS (n = 59)
 (mean, RIQ) 18 (11–38)

SD: standard deviation; RIQ: range interquartile.