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Table 7 Demographic Features and Frequency of Uveitis

From: Epidemiology and demographics of juvenile idiopathic arthritis in Africa and Middle East

  Northern Europe
(n = 845)
Western Europe
(n = 832)
Southern Europe
(n = 2400)
Eastern Europe
(n = 2044)
North America
(n = 523)
Latin America
(n = 849)
Africa and Middle East
(n = 1209)
Southeast Asia
(n = 379)
Girls 593 (70.2%) 538 (64.7%) 1763 (73.5%) 1303 (63.7%) 374 (71.5%) 550 (64.8%) 745 (61.6%) 164 (43.3%)
Boys 252 (29.8%) 294 (35.3%) 637 (26.5%) 741 (36.3%) 149 (28.5%) 299 (35.2%) 463 (38.3%) 215 (56.7%)
Age at onset (years) 4.7 (2.2 – 9.4) 6.4 (2.7 – 10.4) 3.5 (1.9 – 7.3) 6.7 (3.0 – 10.7) 7.4 (3.1 – 10.9) 6.8 (3.6 – 10.5) 6.0 (2.9 – 9.8) 7.0 (3.9 – 10.7)
Interval onset-referral (years) 0.3 (0.1 – 0.8) 0.4 (0.2 – 1.0) 0.3 (0.1 – 0.9) 0.3 (0.1 – 1.0) 0.3 (0.1 – 0.8) 0.4 (0.2 – 1.0) 0.4 (0.2 – 1.5) 0.6 (0.2 – 2.0)
Disease duration (years) 5.0 (2.5 – 8.4) 3.8 (1.8 – 6.7) 4.4 (1.9 – 7.7) 3.4 (1.6 – 6.2) 4.4 (1.9 – 8.0) 4.6 (2.1 – 7.3) 2.8 (1.2 – 5.4) 3.9 (1.9 – 6.7)
Uveitis 161 (19.1%) 94 (11.3%) 450 (18.8%) 183 (9.0%) 59 (11.3%) 54 (6.4%) 71 (5.9%) 19 (5.0%)
  1. Data are n(%) or median (IQR)
  2. Reprinted from Lancet Child Adolesc Health; 2019 3 (4) :255-63. Reproduced with permission from copyright holder.