Table 1

Population-based studies evaluating the prevalence of primary Sjögren's syndrome in Europe according to the AECG criteria

ReferenceRegionCase-finding methodsCasesReference populationCalculated prevalence (cases/100 000)
Alamanos et al11Greece (North-west)Medical record search
Personal registry physicians
422488 43586.40
Gøransson et al12NorwayMedical record search
Personal registry physician
424852 34249.75
Maldini et al13FranceCapture/recapture National health insurance and National patient support and private laboratories1331 172 48211.34
Overall9792 513 25938.95
  • AECG, American-European Study Group.