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Table 2 Differential manifestations in prepubescent, pubescent and postpubescent ages for pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus

From: Differential manifestations of prepubescent, pubescent and postpubescent pediatric patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: A retrospective study of 96 Chinese children and adolescents

      p-value  
Mean onset age Group A (n = 8) Group B(n = 49) Group C(n = 39) A vs. B B vs. C A vs. C
Renal 1 (12.5) 24 (49) 23 (59) 0.009 ns 0.002
Lymphopenia 1 (12.5) 18 (36.7) 25 (64.1) ns 0.011 0.007
Low C3 3 (37.5) 41 (83.7) 34 (87.2) 0.004 ns 0.002
Low C4 3 (37.5) 42 (85.7) 34 (87.2) 0.018 ns 0.015
Anti-Sm 1/6 (16.7) 10/30 (33.3) 0/29 (0) ns 0.001 ns
Anti-Jo-1 1/6 (16.7) 0/30 (0) 0/29 (0) 0.039 ns ns
Leukopenia 0 (0) 17 (34.7) 13 (33.3) 0.047 ns ns
Splenomegaly 1 (12.5) 0 (0) 2 (5.1) 0.013 ns ns
LAC 0/2 (0) 1/13 (7.7) 1/18 (5.6) 0.044 ns ns