According to the Lupus Foundation of America, 1.5 million Americanas suffer from some form of lupus. That is 1 in 170 Americans. Over all, 9 out of 10 people with lupus are women. People of color are affected with a three times greater frequency.
There are between 1.5 million and 2 million Americans who have lupus. The number is not a count but an estimate based on phone surveys. There is no agency that tracks people who are diagnosed. That said, 9 out of 10 lupus patients are women.
There are an estimated 1.5 million Americans living with some form of lupus. The exact numbers are not known. Lupus is not reported to the CDC or any other data gathering body.
Overall 5.2 percent of the population has lupus. 9 out of 10 people with lupus are women. Lupus is 3 to 4 times more prevalent in people of color.
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9 out of 10 lupus patients are women.
Scientists do not know why lupus is so predominant in women, but certainly, hormonal and genetic differences make a contribution.
It is estimated that between 1.5 and 2 million people in the United States have some form of lupus.
Caucasian women are not as much at risk for lupus as African-American women or Latino women. You are also more at risk if you are between the ages of 15 - 44.
Phyllis Payne has written: 'What Black women should know about lupus' -- subject(s): African Americans, Black Women, Diseases, Lupus, Women, Black
Lupus does not have stages.
Lupus can affect anyone, but it is most common in women in their childbearing years. Lupus affects nine times more women than men and affects the minority population more often as well. Lupus is more likely to affect African Americans, Asians, and Hispanics than Caucasians. Minorities are also more likely to have serious organ involvement such as kidney disease and failure.
Although lupus can occur at any age and with any sex, 9 out of 10 people with lupus are women in their childbearing years. People of all races get lupus, but African American women have a three times higher incidence and mortality than caucasian women. Actually, it is people of color who have the greater likelihood of developing lupus. In lupus statistics, people of color are defined as Latino, Asian, Native American/Pacific Islanders and African American. The over all statistic across all ages is that 9 of 10 lupus patients are women. However, in the ages of 14-45 when lupus mos often develops, 14 out of 15 are women. Rarely, babies born to a mother with lupus with have neonatal lupus. Neonatal lupus usually subsides within 6 months and the child may have no further bouts with the disease. Sometimes they will also have congenital heart block. Certain medications can cause drug induced lupus. These include some high blood pressure medications and tuberculosis treatment regimens. The lupus disappears when the offending drug is discontinued.
There are no exact numbers because lupus is not a disease that is reported to any agency. Estimates are that 1.5 to 2 million Americans have lupus and 5 million people world wide. 9 out of 10 lupus patients are women. Lupus is more prevalent in people of color.
Between the ages of 14 and 45, nine out of ten lupus patients are women. The ratio evens out a bit more above and below those ages.
only 10 years after diagnosis in India The majority of people with lupus can live a norma life span if they follow their treatment plan and are monitored regularly. The leading causes of death in lupus are cardiovascular events (heart attack and stroke), uncontrolled infection and kidney disease.
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