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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics from participants included in the analysis (n = 93)

From: Categorisation of foot complaints in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) from a New Zealand cohort

Characteristic Value
Female sex, n (%) 87 (93.7)
Age (years), mean (SD) 50.4 (14.3)
Disease duration (years), mean (SD) 13.1 (11)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD) 28.2 (6.6)
Current smoker, n (%) 20 (21)
Employment status, n (%)
 Paid work 51 (53)
 Not working 21 (23)
 Retired 14 (16)
 Unpaid work 5 (6)
 Sick leave 1 (1)
 Full-time education 1 (1)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 New Zealand European 47 (51)
 Pacific Island 17 (19)
 Asian 13 (14)
 Māori 8 (9)
 Chinese 5 (6)
 Afro-carribean 1 (1)
Medication use a
 Hydroxychloroquine, n (%) 75 (81)
 Azathioprine, n (%) 18 (19)
 Methotrexate, n (%) 16 (17)
 Mycophenolate, n (%) 4 (4)
 Cyclophosphamide, n (%) 2 (2)
Oral glucocorticoid use, n (%) 43 (46)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use, n(%) 26 (28)
Rituximab use, n (%) 5 (6)
  1. aFigures may not add to 100% where some participants took more than one medication