Autoimmune Diseases / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Introducing Polyautoimmunity: Secondary Autoimmune Diseases No Longer Exist

Table 2

Significant factors associated with polyautoimmunity.

SLERAMSSSc
AOR; CI95% AOR; CI95% AOR; CI95% AOR; CI95%

Female gender2.3; 1.03–5.150.0431.8; 1.22–6.310.0158.5; 1.02–70.80.0489.08; 2.09–39.30.003
Familial autoimmunity1.61; 1.14–2.280.007NSNS2.62; 1.24–5.540.01
Articular Involvement2.02; 1.26–3.230.003NSNENS
Anti-Ro positivity1.54; 1.10–2.160.013NSNENS
Cardiovascular diseaseNS2.2; 1.17–3.940.014NENE
ANAsNS2.0; 1.08–3.840.027NS
SSEPNENE10.86; 1.31–89.60.027NE

SLE: systemic lupus erythematosus; RA: rheumatoid arthritis; MS: multiple sclerosis; SSc: systemic sclerosis; AOR: adjusted odd ratio; CI95%: confidence interval; ANAs: antinuclear antibodies; SSEP: somatosensory evoked potentials; NS: nonsignificant; NE: not evaluated.