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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the subjects with SLE and the control

From: Dysregulated serum lipid profile and its correlation to disease activity in young female adults diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross-sectional study

ParameterSLE (n = 71)Control (n = 71)ReferenceP
Age (years)27.6 ± 4.226.3 ± 3.920~300.24
Weight (kg)48.2 ± 6.2450.15 ± 4.87/0.14
Height (cm)152 ± 8.63151 ± 9.25/0.18
BMI (kg/m2)19.8 ± 2.020.2 ± 1.920~250.21
Creatinine (umol/L)68.3 ± 6.265.9 ± 5.835~710.09
ESR (mm/h)40.34 ± 4.57*3.28 ± 0.360~15< 0.01
CRP (mg/L)35.32 ± 3.29*2.56 ± 0.190~10< 0.01
SLEDAI (units)12.87 ± 2.81*00< 0.01
C3 (g/L)0.51 ± 0.08*1.46 ± 0.050.80~1.850.03
C4 (g/L)0.06 ± 0.03*0.31 ± 0.040.10~0.400.02
dsDNA antibody (IU/mL)98.54 ± 9.23*1.85 ± 0.100~7< 0.01
  1. BMI Body mass index, C3 Complement 3, C4 Complement 4, CRP C-reactive protein, ESR Erythrocyte sedimentation rate, SLEDAI SLE disease activity index. Data are mean ± SEM. Statistically significant difference between the SLE subjects and the control (*P < 0.05)