Table 1

Characteristics of singleton pregnancies in the Hopkins Lupus Cohort

CharacteristicNumber (%) of pregnancies (N=202)
Age (years)
 <205 (2%)
 20–29108 (53%)
 30–3983 (41%)
 40+6 (3%)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian112 (55%)
 African–American68 (34%)
 Other22 (11%)
Year of conception
 1986–199978 (38%)
 2000–200442 (21%)
 2005+82 (41%)
Previous clinical manifestations
 Malar rash(54%)
 Discoid rash(18%)
 Photosensitivity(50%)
 Oral ulcers(46%)
 Arthritis(66%)
 Serositis(41%)
 Seizures or psychosis(9%)
Previous laboratory abnormalities
 Antinuclear antibodies(97%)
 Proteinuria(42%)
 Immunologic (lupus anticoagulant, anticardiolipin, anti-dsDNA, anti-Smith, false positive rapid plasma reagin)(82%)