Table 1

The MCTD population and the three criteria sets after geographical distribution in Norway

Norway regional health authority
Diagnostic criteria sets for MCTDSouth-EastWesternCentralNorthernTotal
0=Patient not fulfilling the criterion and 1=patient fulfilling the criterionN%N%N%N%N%
Kasukawa0Sharp0Alarcon-Segovia111.000.000.000.010.7
1Alarcon-Segovia11212.1313.6420.000.01912.9
1Sharp0Alarcon-Segovia022.014.500.000.032.0
111.000.000.000.010.7
1Alarcon-Segovia099.114.5210.000.0128.2
17474.71777.31470.06100.011175.5
Total99100.022100.020100.06100.0147100.0
  • MCTD, mixed connective tissue disease.