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Table 2 Incidence rates and relative risks for PE, DVT and PE or DVT in patients with SLE during follow-up

From: Risk of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis in systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based cohort study

  <1 year 1 to 5 years >5 years of follow-up
PE events 31 20 3
DVT events 45 36 11
PE or DVT events 70 49 12
Incidence rate of PE/1,000 person-years 6.7 1.6 0.6
Incidence rate of DVT/1,000 person-years 9.8 3.0 2.3
Incidence rate of PE or DVT/1,000 person-years 15.5 4.1 2.6
Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR of PE (95% CI) 18.4 (9.9 to 35.5) 3.2 (1.8 to 5.3) 1.0 (0.2 to 3.1)
Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR of DVT (95% CI) 10.2 (6.6 to 15.8) 3.0 (2.0 to 4.4) 2.5 (1.2 to 5.0)
Age-, sex-, entry-time-matched RR of PE or DVT (95% CI) 13.6 (9.4 to 19.8) 3.0 (2.2 to 4.2) 1.7 (0.9 to 3.2)