Table 1

Characteristics of SLE and FM subjects enrolled in the study

SLEFMp Value
Age (years)48±1453±140.022
Gender (% female)88%96%0.072
Ethnicity
 Caucasians57%76% 
 African Americans23%7%0.019
 Hispanic11%13% 
 Asian/Pacific Islander9%4% 
Duration of disease (months)13±1012±90.504
Lupus Impact Tracker41±2263±19<0.001
FM Impact Questionnaire39±2264±20<0.001
  • Results are expressed average±SD or percentage as appropriate.

  • p Values comparing SLE and FM are given.

  • FM, fibromyalgia; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.