Arthritis Rheumatol 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.
Institute of Clinical Sciences, Centre for Translational Inflammation Research, University of Birmingham Research Laboratories, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2WB.
Due to the relatively small number of outcomes in our study, we decided that it was best to be conservative in the number of covariates we included in the Cox regression models. We therefore restricted to age, sex, BMI, Townsend deprivation quintile and smoking status. We provided information on statin use, steroid use and comorbidities in the exposed and unexposed groups in the baseline table. Read More