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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of the first major infection (dependent variable) and clinical and therapy variables (independent variables)

From: Deficiency of functional mannose-binding lectin is not associated with infections in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus

Variables Odds ratio 95% confidence interval p value
Disease duration 1.18 1.07–1.31 0.001
Previous SLE glomerulonephritis 3.92 0.71–21.56 0.116
Hydroxychloroquinea 0.05 0.01–0.23 0.0001
Intravenous methylprednisolonea 2.18 0.36–13.13 0.392
Intravenous cyclophosphamidea 0.35 0.03–3.87 0.390
  1. aUse within the last 3 months before the first major infection or previous use since lupus diagnosis if no major infection. SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.