Table 1

SLE patientsUnrelated controls

Age (yrs.)40.845.6
Female gender87.990.3
African-American31.839.2
European-American41.743.6
Hispanic-American26.515.4
Malar rash57.7
Discoid rash8.3
Photosensitivity43.5
Oral ulcer31.0
Arthritis75.0
Serositis33.3
Renal d/o42.9
Neuro d/o13.7
Heme d/o60.1
Immuno d/o73.8
ANA100.0
Anti-Ro28.7
Anti-La8.9
Anti-Sm12.7
Anti-RNP24.1
Anti-dsDNA46.1