Volume 21, Number 8—August 2015
Risk for Mycobacterial Disease among Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Taiwan, 2001–2011
|Variable||aHR†||95% CI||p value|
|RA without TB or NTM||1.00||Reference||Reference|
|RA with TB||1.62||1.38–1.90||<0.0001|
|RA with NTM||3.06||1.53–6.12||0.002|
|RA with TB and NTM
|Age at entry, y|
|Charlson Comorbidity Index score|
*aHR, adjusted hazard ratio; NTM, nontuberculous mycobacteria; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; TB, tuberculosis.
†Adjusted for age, sex, Charlson Comorbidity Index score, and urbanization.
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