Table 1

Percentage of female and male first author of rheumatological guidelines stratified by disease

DiseaseFemale (%)Male (%)
Osteoarthritis (n=34)26.573.5
Rheumatoid arthritis (n=96)18.881.2
Fibromyalgia (n=30)2080
Lupus erythematosus (n=29)34.565.5
Psoriatic arthritis and spondyloarthritis (n=73)23.376.7
Sjogren syndrome (n=5)4060
Gout (n=19)10.589.5
Systemic sclerosis (n=18)16.783.3
Polymyalgia and giant cells’ arteritis (n=12)0100
Osteoporosis (n=26)30.869.2
ANCA associated vasculitides (n=14)21.478.6
Polymyositis and dermatomyositis (n=6)5050
Behcet’s disease (n=4)2575