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Table 1 Prevalence of SLE and lupus nephritis among US children aged 5-19 years, 2002-2004, (per 100,000 Medicaid-eligible children)

From: Prevalence and demographics of systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis among US children with Medicaid coverage, 2002-2004

  SLE Lupus nephritis
All ages 5-19 17.7 6.5
Males 5.5 2.1
Females 29.4 10.7
Blacks 24.6 10.1
Whites 10.4 2.8
Asians 31.4 13.1
Hispanics 20.0 7.0
Native American 28.5 12.9
Northeast 17.2 6.6
South 19.2 7.1
Midwest 14.2 4.8
West 18.6 6.7
Age 5.9 2.7 0.9
Age 10-14 17.7 6.5
Age 15-19 49.5 18.3