Table 1

SLE

Non-SLE


PE

Cases (n)

54

114

Incidence rate/1,000 person-years

2.5

0.5

Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR (95% CI)

4.9 (3.4 to 6.8)

1.0

Multivariable RR (95% CI)

4.6 (3.3 to 6.4)

1.0

DVT

Cases (n)

92

214

Incidence rate/1,000 person-years

4.3

1.0

Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR (95% CI)

4.5 (3.to 5.7)

1.0

Multivariable RR (95% CI)

4.1 (3.2 to 5.2)

1.0

PE or DVT

Cases (n)

131

295

Incidence rate/1,000 person-years

6.2

1.3

Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR (95% CI)

4.7 (3.8 to 5.7)

1.0

Multivariable RR (95% CI)

4.3 (3.5 to 5.3)

1.0


Relative risk of incident PE and DVT according to SLE status

AviƱa-Zubieta et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14(Suppl 3):A53   doi:10.1186/ar3987