Table 2

Results of stepwise multivariate regression analysis for detecting independent associations with high IFNα activity in patients with SLE

African-American patients with SLE†
Hispanic-American patients with SLE†
European-American patients with SLE patients†
  • *P value <0.05 was considered significant.

  • †APL, anti-Ro/La, anti-Sm, anti-RNP and anti-dsDNA antibodies were included in the stepwise multivariate regression analysis.

  • APL, antiphospholipid; anti-dsDNA, antidouble-stranded DNA; anti-RNP, antiribonucleoprotein; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus.