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Table 2 Comparative analysis between alive and deceased BD patients

From: Ethnicity and association with disease manifestations and mortality in Behçet’s disease

Parameters N Alive N Deceased
  729 (n = 729) 40 (n = 40)
Age at diagnosis 724 30.6 [24.6; 37.19] 40 32.42 [27.0; 44.19]
Male sex 468 64.2% 37 92.5%
Genital ulcerations 448 61.45% 17 42.5%
Oral ulcerations 724 99.31% 40 100%
Articular involvement 354 48.83% 20 50%
Ocular involvement 482 66.21% 25 62.5%
CNS involvement 229 31.67% 15 37.5%
Cardiovascular involvement 301 41.29% 27 67.5%
Immunosuppressants 380 52.13% 30 75%
Corticosteroids 475 65.16% 35 87.5%
Anticoagulation 46 6.31% 3 7.5%
HLAB5* 281/538 52.23% 11/30 36.67%
Ethnicity     
  Europe 356 48.83% 13 32.5%
  Sub Saharan Africa 44 6.04% 6 15%
  North Africa 329 45.13% 21 52.5%
  1. CNS, central nervous system, BD, Behçet's disease.
  2. *HLAB5 was available for 538 out of 729 patients.
  3. Except where indicated otherwise values are the median, IQR.