Table 4

Main demographic features of the series of 290 patients with systemic sclerosis

Number of patients290
F/M5.3
Age at enrolment (years)53 (13) (range 8–87)
Age at disease onset (years)41 (14) (range 5–80)
Disease duration at enrolment (years)4-150 11 (10) (range 0–56)
Disease duration at enrolment (years)4-151 8 (7) (range 0–51)
Time from disease onset to admission4-152 (years)8 (9) (range 0–56)
Time from admission to enrolment (years)3 (4) (range 0–23)
  • 4-150 From the onset of Raynaud's phenomenon.

  • 4-151 From the onset of the first non-Raynaud's manifestation.

  • 4-152 That is, the first visit to the centre.