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Table 1 Prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus in European, Afro-Caribbean and African American women

From: Risk for rheumatic disease in relation to ethnicity and admixture

Location Ethnicity Age range Age-standardized prevalence/100 000
Birmingham, UK [6] European ≥ 18 years 36
Birmingham, UK [6] Afro-Caribbean ≥ 18 years 197
Nottingham, UK [5] Afro-Caribbean ≥ 20 years 251
Curacao, West Indies [12] Afro-Caribbean (predominantly) ≥ 15 years 117
San Francisco, USA [9] African-American ≥ 15 years 375
San Francisco, USA [9] European-American ≥ 15 years 81