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External link Lupus and Women
FAQ. This information was abstracted from fact sheets prepared by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
External link Health Problems in African American Women: Lupus
Lupus is three times more common – and is frequently more severe – in African American women than in White women.
External link Eliminate Disparities in Lupus
Lupus affects an estimated 239,000 (conservatively) people in the United States. About nine out of 10 people who have lupus are women.
External link National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
The mission of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases is to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases, the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research, and the dissemination of information on research progress in these diseases.
External link National Institute of Health (NIH): Lupus
External link Lupus Foundation of America Exit Disclaimer
With nearly 300 chapters, branches and support groups in 32 states, the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is the nation's leading non-profit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes and cure for lupus.
External link Public Service Announcements about Lupus Exit Disclaimer
Lupus Awareness Campaign
External link Trends in Deaths from Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) -- United States, 1979 – 1998
The analysis used National Center for Health Statistics Multiple Cause-of-Death Public Use Data Tapes for 1979--1998. These national mortality statistics were based on data from death certificates filed in state vital statistics offices.

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