APPENDIX 2.

Bivariate analysis of coronary artery calcium (CAC) and aorta calcium (AC) scores for women with and without systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Women with SLEWomen without SLEp
CAC score
Mean ± SDa95.8 ± 177.230.4 ± 71.00.024
25th percentile4.21.9
50th percentile10.35.1
75th Percentile111.734.1
AC score
Mean ± SDb1258.6 ± 2819.8445.0 ± 749.20.767
25th percentile9.324.5
50th percentile93.598.0
75th percentile1400.3429.0
  • a For CAC score, n = 59 for women with SLE and n = 43 for women without SLE.

  • b For AC score, n = 70 for women with SLE and n = 93 for women without SLE.