Table 1.

Sociodemographic characteristics of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) compared with controls (n = 11,844). Data are number (%).

VariablePatients with SS, n = 1974Patients without SS, n = 9870p
Age, yrs1.000
  ≤ 44655 (33.2)3277 (33.2)
  45–64767 (38.8)3830 (38.8)
  ≥ 65552 (28.0)2763 (28.0)
Sex1.000
  Male469 (23.8)2349 (23.8)
  Female1505 (76.2)7521 (76.2)
Urbanization level1.000
  1620 (31.1)3070 (31.1)
  2551 (27.9)2754 (27.9)
  3265 (13.4)1323 (13.4)
  4267 (13.5)1332 (13.5)
  5271 (13.7)1352 (13.7)
Monthly income, NT$1.000
  < 15,000571 (28.9)2852 (28.9)
  15,000–30,000270 (13.7)1352 (13.7)
  30,001–50,000625 (31.7)3129 (31.7)
  > 50,000508 (25.7)2537 (25.7)