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Table 1 Analysis of calcinosis risk factors

From: Race is a risk factor for calcinosis in patients with JDM – early results from the CARRAnet registry study

  Number (%) or Mean (+/-SD) with calcinosis Bi-variable analysis (p-value) Stepwise logistic regression analysis (OR [95%CI] p value
African American ancestry 4 (33%) 0.03* 5.8 [1.3, 24.8] 0.02*
Non-AA ancestry 6 (8%)   
Male 5 (26%) 0.04* NS
Female 5 (7%)   
Negative ANA 6 (19%) 0.02* NS
Positive ANA 1 (2%)   
Disease duration, yrs 7.2 (+/-4.1) <0.01* NS