Table 3 Cross-tabulation of BILAG-2004 and SLEDAI-2000 scores for patients recruited into the study
SLEDAI-2000 Score ⩾6SLEDAI-2000 Score <6Total
Overall BILAG-2004 Score of A or B193554
Overall BILAG-2004 Score of C or D or E53439
  • (exact test p = 0.017)

  • BILAG, British Isles Lupus Assessment Group (BILAG) index; SLEDAI, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease Activity Index.

  • Overall BILAG-2004 score for a patient was determined by the highest score achieved by any system in the index.