Rheumatoid arthritis and mortality. A longitudinal study in Pima Indians.

  title={Rheumatoid arthritis and mortality. A longitudinal study in Pima Indians.},
  author={Lennart Jacobsson and William C. Knowler and Stanley R. Pillemer and Robert L Hanson and David J. Pettitt and Robert G Nelson and Antonio del Puente and David R. McCance and Marie-Aline Charles and Peter H. Bennett},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={36 8},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) on mortality rates. METHODS Longitudinal analyses of data from a cohort of Pima Indians from the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona, who were followed up during the period February 1965 through December 1989. RESULTS Among 2,979 study subjects aged > or = 25 years, there were 858 deaths, 79 of which occurred in subjects with RA (36 men, 43 women). Age- and sex-adjusted mortality rates were slightly higher in subjects with RA… CONTINUE READING


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