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Table 1 Demographics of African Americans and Caucasians with SLE

From: Phenome-wide association study identifies marked increased in burden of comorbidities in African Americans with systemic lupus erythematosus

Demographics African Americans (n = 270) Caucasians (n = 715) p valuea
Current age, mean ± SD 44 ± 17 53 ± 17 <0.001
Age at first SLE code (710.0), mean ± SD 35 ± 16 43 ± 17 <0.001
Female (%) 89 90 0.83
Years of follow up in the EHR, mean ± SD 9 ± 5 10 ± 5 0.10
  1. SLE systemic lupus erythematosus, EHR electronic health record
  2. aMann-Whitney U or Fisher’s exact test