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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and response rates to each outcome measure at each time point (n = 488)

From: An empirical evaluation of the SF-12, SF-6D, EQ-5D and Michigan Hand Outcome Questionnaire in patients with rheumatoid arthritis of the hand

  Baseline
(n = 488)
(mean, SD)
4 months
(n = 452)
12 months
(n = 438)
Complete responders (all time points)
Age: mean (SD) 62.4    
Sex: % female 76%    
Disease duration (years) 10    
MHQ 100% (52) 92% 90% 87%
EQ-5D (utility) 99.21% (0.58,0.27) 100% 98.93% 99.10%
EQ-5D (VAS) 100% (66.71,18.75) 92.42% 88.93% 86.27%
SF-12 (PCS) 97% (34,9.67) 87% 84% 76%
SF-12 (MCS) 97% (49,10.99) 87% 84% 76%
SF-6D 99% (0.63,0.14) 89% 86% 81%