Table 2: Demographic characteristics of SLE patients and controls.

ParameterSLE patients, Controls P value

Age (years)32.6 ± 8.632.1 ± 11.70.68
Sex, n (male/female)13/15014/1660.6
Ethnicity, n (%)0.36
 Persian82 (50)86 (48)
 Balouch81 (50)94 (52)