Parameter | Estimate | Source |
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U.S. Population Estimate | 320,000,000 | U.S. Census Bureau (2014), July 2014 estimate |

Overall U.S. Prevalence of SLE | 97 per 1 00 000 (n=310,400) | Upper confidence limit of most conservative SLE prevalence estimate from Lim et al. (2014) |

Proportion of SLE patients with LN | 50% (n=155,200) | Dooley 2007 and Mok et al. 2013 |

Proportion of LN patients with Class III-Class VI LN | 92% (n=142,784) | Mok et al., 2013 |

Orphan population of SLE among patients with no Class III-Class VI LN | n=1 67 616 | -- |