Table 1

Polymyositis, dermatomyositis and matched control sample numbers included in the final analysis

CountryDM casesPM casesCases totalControls total
JDMDMDM totalJPMPMPM total
1. Czech Republic111341456161206166
2. Hungary1471852798116690
3. Netherlands/Sweden454586767125642
4. Spain4616565259
5. UK18320338661952015872415
TOTAL216523739840241011493572
  • DM, dermatomyositis; JDM, juvenile dermatomyositis; JPM, juvenile polymyositis; PM, polymyositis.