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Table 1 Pre-vaccine and post-vaccine SLEDAI, laboratory values and prednisone doses of those who completed the study

From: Safety and immunogenicity of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine in female Systemic Lupus Erythematosus patients aged 12 to 26 years

Variable n Pre-Mean (SD) Post- Mean (SD) 95% CI p-value
SLEDAI 20 6.14 (3.7) 4.49 (2.8) (−2.85, -0.44) 0.010
Anti-ds-DNA* 16 1.67 (0.28) 1.49 (0.25) (−0.46, 0.09) 0.17
ESR mm/hr 17 40.9 (21.4) 41.2 (25.6) (−6.7, 7.4) 0.91
CRP mg/L 15 4.48 (3.53) 3.30 (1.72) (−2.88, 0.52) 0.16
C3 mg/dl 20 92.3 (29.9) 93.0 (26.0) (−7.4, 8.7) 0.86
C4 mg/dl 20 18.2 (10.0) 20.1 (12.4) (−1.8, 5.7) 0.30
Prednisone (mg) dose 16 12.6 (10.8) 7.4 (5.9) (−8.5, -1.9) 0.005
  1. *Log10 transformed.