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Research Article

Insulin Resistance in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Associated with Low Appendicular Lean Mass

Table 5

Summary of binary logistic regression analysis for variables predicting insulin resistance in the ERA Group.

B±SESig.exp(B) 95% CI for exp(B)
LowerUpper

Gender2.00.800.017.351.5534.91
ALMI−3.451.740.050.030.0010.97
TNF-alpha (pg/ml)0.420.26NS1.520.912.53
DAS28 scoreNS
High DAS28 score1.820.650.0056.191.7222.2
Moderate DAS28 score0.480.53NS1.620.574.59

Note. Gender is for males compared to females. ALMI: appendicular lean mass index (appendicular lean Kg/BMI); TNF-alpha: tumor necrosis factor-alpha; DAS28: disease activity score calculated using 28 joints. High and moderate DAS28 score compared to low score.

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