Table 1

Healthy normal and SLE patient characteristics
Group 1 Group 2
Demographic Lupus Normal Lupus Normal
Age (years) 37.87 ± 10.23 38.41 ± 13.82 46.1 ± 14.0 40.5 ± 12.4
Sex F:M 21:1 5:9 26:3 8:7
Ethnicity
African-American 15 3 19 7
Hispanic 7 0 5 0
Caucasian 0 11 6 5
Asian 0 0 0 4
Parameter
Anti-dsDNA 10/22 18/29
Anti-Sm 8/22 16/29
Anti-Ro 6/22 12/29
Anti-La 2/22 1/29
Anti-cardiolipin 6/22 5/29
Lupus anticoagulant 2/22 5/29
Anti-B2 glycoprotein I 1/22 6/29
Anti–phospholipid 3/22 3/29
C3 low (<90) 6/22 7/29
C4 low (<16) 5/22 8/29
SLEDAI mean ± StDev 3.17 ± 3.13 5.6 ± 3.4

Hilliard et al.

Hilliard et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2014 16:R76   doi:10.1186/ar4517

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