Table 1

Characteristics of the study cohort

SLENon-SLE
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Female, n (%)535 (88.3)1388 (50.1)
Age in years, median (IQR)31.5 (22.8−43.6)60.9 (50.3−69.6)
Patients with ARD1015 (36.6%)
 Rheumatoid arthritis, n (%) 421 (41.5)
 Vasculitis, n (%) 474 (46.7)
 Undifferentiated connective tissue disease, n (%) 120 (11.8)
Patients without ARD1756 (63.4%)
 Autoimmune hepatitis, n (%) 331 (18.8)
 Hepatocellular carcinoma, n (%) 1172 (66.7)
 Primary biliary cirrhosis, n (%) 253 (14.4)
  • ARD, autoimmune-mediated rheumatic diseases; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus .