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Table 1 Characteristics of of study patients

From: Single nucleotide polymorphisms of HSP90AA1 gene influence response of SLE patients to glucocorticoids treatment

Characteristic Sensitive (n = 128) Insensitive (n = 105) Overall (n = 233) P value
Sex, No. (%) 0.913
 Male 9 (7.03) 7 (6.67) 16 (6.87)  
 Female 119 (92.97) 98 (93.33) 217 (93.13)  
Age, mean (SD) 32.69 (11.27) 34.16 (11.09) 33.35 (11.19) 0.318
BMI, mean (SD) 20.76 (2.74) 21.17 (3.50) 20.95 (3.10) 0.333
Marital status, No. (%) 0.539
 Unmarried 35 (27.34) 25 (23.81) 60 (27.75)  
 Married 93 (72.66) 80 (76.19) 173 (74.25)  
Smoking, No. (%) 0.246
 No 122 (95.31) 103 (98.10) 225 (96.57)  
 Yes 6 (4.69) 2 (1.90) 8 (3.43)  
Drinking, No. (%) 0.441
 No 114 (89.06) 90 (85.71) 204 (87.55)  
 Yes 14 (10.94) 15 (14.29) 29 (12.45)  
SLEDAI, mean (SD) 11.92 (1.91) 11.50 (2.69) 11.73 (2.30) 0.174
GCs dose mg/d, mean (SD) 45.55 (14.90) 42.57 (17.06) 44.21 (15.94) 0.157