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Table 2 Self-reported foot complaints in SLE (n, %)

From: Patterns of foot complaints in systemic lupus erythematosus: a cross sectional survey

Symptom reported Always Sometimes Never No response
Cold feet 57 (44) 57 (44) 11 (9) 4 (3)
Chilblains 8 (6) 37 (29) 72 (56) 12 (9)
Raynaud’s phenomenon 26 (20) 50 (38) 49 (38) 4 (3)
Intermittent claudication 16 (12) 54 (42) 57 (44) 2 (2)
Skin rash (legs or feet) 17 (13) 32 (25) 76 (59) 4 (3)
Blistering skin rash 7 (5) 19 (15) 98 (76) 5 (4)
Foot ulceration 1 (1) 18 (14) 106 (82) 5 (4)
Numbness 18 (14) 60 (47) 48 (37) 3 (2)
Loss of balance 6 (5) 42 (33) 77 (60) 4 (3)
Swelling 25 (19) 55 (43) 46 (36) 3 (2)
Joint pain 28 (22) 63 (49) 33 (26) 5 (4)
Arch pain 19 (15) 52 (40) 55 (43) 3 (2)
Tendon pain 17 (13) 46 (36) 63 (49) 3 (2)
Daily living activity
 Standing >15 min 21 (16) 48 (38) 49 (38) 11 (9)
 Walking 22 (17) 49 (38) 49 (38) 8 (6)
 Climbing stairs 28 (22) 33 (26) 57 (56) 10 (8)
 Wearing different shoes 24 (19) 42 (33) 54 (42) 8 (6)
 Shopping 23 (18) 39 (31) 58 (45 8 (6)
Foot pain: family/social activities
 Foot pain: social activities 38 (29) 51 (39) 41 (31) 1 (1)
 Foot pain: family activities 26 (20) 49 (37) 54 (41) 2 (2)