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Table 1 Subject demographics and disease characteristics.

From: The challenges of transferring chronic illness patients to adult care: reflections from pediatric and adult rheumatology at a US academic center

  Cohort
(n = 31)
Age, mean (range), y* 19.5 (17.4–22)
Diagnosis, No. (%)  
   Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 16 (51.7)
   Mixed Connective Tissue Disease 5 (16.1)
   APLS/Vasculitis 5 (16.1)
   Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis/Spondyloarthropathy 5 (16.1)
Gender, No. (%)  
   Female 23 (74)
Ethnicity, No. (%)  
   Caucasian 10 (32.2)
   Asian 7 (22.6)
   Hispanic 12 (38.7)
   African American 2 (6.5)
Highest Level of Education, No. (%)  
   High school 7 (22.6)
   Community College/Vocational 13 (42)
   Four year college 9 (29)
   Graduate school 2 (6.2)
  1. *Age at last pediatric rheumatology visit
  2. APLS = antiphospholipid antibody syndrome
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