Table 3.

Estimated risk of death for the patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) compared with the control group.

GroupObserved No. DeathsSMR (95% CI)
All432.03 (1.4–2.6)
Women281.80 (1.2–2.7)
Men152.61 (1.4–3.9)
lcSSc261.62 (1.1–2.5)
dcSSc175.33 (3.9–10.3)
  • SMR: standardized mortality ratio; dcSSc: diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis; lcSSc: limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis.