Table 4

Baseline features as predictors for damage accrual

Severity at diagnosis (mild vs moderate/severe)1.260.86 to 1.84
Transition6.884.28 to 11.065.662.74 to 11.67
Age at diagnosis1.000.99 to to 1.08
Disease duration1.11 (per year)1.08 to to 1.22
Sex (m/f)1.410.75 to 2.65
Late-onset SLE0.970.61 to 1.55
cSLE0.890.48 to 1.64
Fever1.621.05 to 2.51
Leucopenia0.630.39 to 1.01
Obesity2.001.29 to 3.11
Hypertension2.231.40 to 3.54
Dyslipidaemia2.101.25 to 3.51
aPL1.540.95 to 2.502.221.09 to 4.53
Anti-dsDNA1.330.89 to 1.99
Low complement1.100.73 to 1.66
  • Values in bold represent associations that reached statistical significance (p< 0.05).

  • *OR for SLICC Damage Index.

  • anti-dsDNA, anti-double-stranded DNA; aPL, antiphospholipid antibodies; cSLE, childhood-onset SLE; m/f, male/female; SLICC, Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics.