Table 2

Age at onset distribution for recent onset (⩽2 years) RA, AS, and SLE (values are percentages, cases from 1993 to 1998)

Age at onsetRAASSLE
WomenMenWomenMenWomenMen
15–242.51.421.523.726.311.3
25–348.26.127.330.127.927.4
35–4412.312.317.720.221.218.9
45–5421.620.223.013.812.721.7
55–6425.429.38.18.58.813.2
65–7422.423.71.43.52.96.6
74–847.16.41.00.30.30.9
85 and above0.50.60000
Total No of cases75212937209326685106