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Poor knowledge of methotrexate associated with older age and limited English-language proficiency in a diverse rheumatoid arthritis cohort

Jennifer L Barton1*, Gabriela Schmajuk1, Laura Trupin1, Jonathan Graf1, John Imboden1, Edward H Yelin1 and Dean Schillinger12

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1 Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Box 0920, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

2 UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013, 15:R157  doi:10.1186/ar4340

Published: 22 October 2013

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Methotrexate knowledge questionnaire. This questionnaire includes 11 multiple-choice and true/false questions about methotrexate as well as two items (multiple choice) that test numeracy related to methotrexate dosing. The 135 subjects completed the questionnaire, and the number (%) of those who responded to each option is listed to the right of each response.

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