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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of pSS patients (n = 67) involved in this study

From: Elevated expression of BAFF receptor, BR3, on monocytes correlates with B cell activation and clinical features of patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome

Characteristic
Female (%) 100
Age (mean ± SD years) 61.1 ± 14.0
Subjective ocular dryness (%) 100
Subjective oral dryness (%) 100
Presence of anti-SSA/Ro (%) 79.1
Presence of anti-SSB/La (%) 47.8
Presence of rheumatoid factor (%) 41.7
Serum IgG (mean ± SD; mg/dl) 1653 ± 587
 IgG > 1700 mg/dl (%) 32.8
Serum IgA (mean ± SD; mg/dl) 289 ± 158
 IgA > 410 mg/dl (%) 13.4
Serum IgM (mean ± SD; mg/dl) 107 ± 64.6
 IgM > 220 mg/dl (%) 3.0
Steroid medication (%) 10.4
ESSDAI score 1.82 ± 2.42