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Table 4 C3 and C4 levels, IFN score and SLEDAI-2K in the hypocomplementemic and normocomplementemic group

From: Higher interferon score and normal complement levels may identify a distinct clinical subset in children with systemic lupus erythematosus

   C3 (g/L) C4 (g/L) IFN score SLEDAI-2K
Reference values   0.9–1.8 0.1–0.4 Negative < 2.466 Mild < 6
Moderate 6–10
High > 11
Hypocomplementemic group Mean 0.67 0.08 18.76 13.33
Median 0.69 0.07 22.76 10.00
SD 0.34 0.05 14.26 9.98
Normocomplementemic group Mean 1.20 0.20 29.84 3.84
Median 1.21 0.20 31.57 4.00
SD 0.18 0.06 18.24 3.40
  1. Data were analyzed with Mann-Whitney non-parametric test (*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01). SD standard deviation