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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and healthy controls

From: Vitamin K-dependent proteins GAS6 and Protein S and TAM receptors in patients of systemic lupus erythematosus: correlation with common genetic variants and disease activity

  SLE patients
(n = 50)
Healthy controls
(n = 50)
Demographic characteristics   
   Age at study, years, mean ± SD 40.2 ± 10.5 40.3 ± 10.6
   Sex, female:male 48:2 48:2
Clinical characteristics   
   Arthritis, n (%) 49 (98%)  
   Skin involvement, n (%) 41 (82%)  
   Glomerulonephritis (class), n (%) 28 (56%)  
  Class IV: 21  
  Class V: 3  
  Class III: 2  
  Class II: 2  
   Haematologic involvement, n (%) 21 (42%)  
  Hemolytic anemia 22%  
  Thrombocytopenia 34%  
   Serositis, n (%) 14 (28%)  
   Neurological involvement, n (%) 8 (16%)  
SLEDAI score, mean ± SD (range) 5.92 ± 5.89 (0, 26)  
SLICC score mean ± SD (range) 1.52 ± 1.59 (0, 7)  
Oral anticoagulation, n 5 0
  1. SLEDAI, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index; SLICC, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics; n, number of patients or controls.