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Table 1 Demographic and serological profiles of patients with SLE

From: Association between anti-nucleophosmin and anti-cardiolipin antibodies in (NZW × BXSB)F1mice and human systemic lupus erythematosus

Characteristic SLE patients Anti-NPM antibodies
  (n = 82) Positive (n = 23) Negative (n = 59)
Age, years (mean ± SD) 38.3 ± 12.3 39.8 ± 14.9 37.8 ± 11.5
Females 73 (89.0) 18* 55
Males 9 (10.8) 5* 4
aCL 32 (39) 15 (65.2)** 17 (28.8)**
ANA-positive 66 (80.5) 23 (100) 43 (72.8)
Anti-DNA 46 (56) 13 (56.5) 33 (55.9)
Anti-β2GPI 15 (18.3) 5 (21.7) 10 (16.9)
Anti-β2GPI-CL+ 12 (14.6) 3 (13) 9 (15.2)
  1. aCL, anti-cardiolipin; ANA, anti-nuclear antibodies; β2GPI, β2-glycoprotein I; CL, cardiolipin; NPM, nucleophosmin; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus. Values are n (%) unless indicated otherwise.
  2. * χ2 = 2.4; P = 0.12. ** χ2 = 9.2; P = 0.002.