Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis

rheumatoid arthritis: A chronic, systemic autoimmune disorder characterized by inflammation in the synovial membranes and articular surfaces. It manifests primarily as a symmetric, erosive polyarthritis that spares the axial skeleton and is typically associated with the presence in the serum of rheumatoid factor.

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 4596 3273 1323
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 2.12 2.66 1.41
Mean age at first event (years) 54.24 53.25 56.68
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 2.20 1.74 3.33

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 7.0 7.0 6.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 75.59 76.35 73.70

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis
after Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Seropositive rheumatoid arthritis