Table 3

Variables shown to be significantly associated with onset of renal lupus on initial univariate analysis

Variable p Value Hazard
rate ratio
Confidence intervals
Alcohol consumption0.040.40.16, 1.00
Anti-dsDNA antibodies0.052.20.97, 5.00
Anti-La antibodies0.05 3-150 3-150
Afro-Caribbean race<, 8.91
Age at SLE diagnosis0.040.40.19, 0.99
IgG anti-cardiolipin antibodies0.032.31.08, 4.94
Previous treatment with antimalarials0.030.50.21, 0.94
  • 3-150 No patients with anti-La antibodies and renal disease.