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High Treatment Adherence in Patients With Rheumatic Disease During COVID-19

September 07, 2021

The survey found that 22.3% (n = 62) patients reduced or interrupted treatment and only 3.9% (n = 11) patients stopped treatment entirely. The duration of disease (p = 0.023) and disease activity (p = 0.001) were significant contributing factors in the decision to discontinue treatment.