Black, Asian and Hispanic women living in San Francisco County had an increased burden of systemic lupus erythematosus, according to the California Lupus Surveillance Project.
Researchers reviewed medical records for patients diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), defined as patients who met four or more of the 11 American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for SLE. Crude and age-standardized incidence and prevalence stratified by sex and race/ethnicity were estimated.
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