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Table 4 Comparison of SSA and developed countries

From: Paediatric non-infectious uveitis in Cape Town, South Africa: a retrospective review of disease characteristics and outcomes on immunomodulating treatment

Country Current study: South Africa South Africa
(14)
Zambia
(20)
Kenya (63) Nigeria (21) Canada (61) Atlanta (27)
Single / Multi-centre Single Single Single Single Single Multi Single
Total N 217 97 85 68 28 1183 287
JIA subtypes (%)
 Oligo 38.3 39 32.1 23.5 39.3 40 46
 Poly RF– 19.8 30 34.6 38.2 42.8 20 24.4
 Poly RF+ 8.3 9 11.5 17.6 7.1 4 4.5
 ERA 17.5 5 6.4 5.9 0 14 12.9
 Psoriatic 7.4 0 1.3 0 0 6 3.5
 SJIA 7.8 16 14.1 14.7 17.9 6 7.7
 Undifferentiated 0.9 0 0 0 0 10 0.7
 Uveitis (%) 6.5 4 12.8 1.5 7.1 8.5 18.2