Table 1

Older age at first diagnosis and male sex as risk factors for a higher mortality

AllNot alive
No%%tpRR (95% CI)
Multivariable Cox regression; *age adjusted, †sex adjusted.
t=years after diagnosis, when 25% of the patients have died.
All patients with SLE3381001017.8
    Female29186819.7Ref. 1.0
    Male47142310.4<0.0 01*3.5 (1.7 to 7.2)
Age at first diagnosis (years)
    <2596282Ref. 1.0
    25–4012437719.50.01†7.4 (1.5 to 36.1)
    >40118352010.40.0001†19.9 (4.4 to 90.2)