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Table 1 Demographics and baseline characteristics of participants in the three SLE trials

From: Psychometric properties of FACIT-Fatigue in systemic lupus erythematosus: a pooled analysis of three phase 3 randomised, double-blind, parallel-group controlled studies (BLISS-SC, BLISS-52, BLISS-76)

Parameter BLISS-SC
(n = 836)
BLISS-52
(n = 865)
BLISS-76
(n = 819)
Pooled population
(N = 2520)
Age, years, mean (SD) 38.6 (12.3) 35.5 (11.1) 40.2 (11.5) 38.1 (11.8)
Female, n (%) 789 (94.4) 821 (94.9) 764 (93.3) 2374 (94.2)
Race, n (%)
White 502 (60.0) 229 (26.5) 569 (69.5) 1300 (51.6)
Other 334 (40.0) 636 (73.5) 250 (30.5) 1220 (48.4)
FACIT-Fatigue Total Score, mean (SD) 32.0 (11.9) 33.5 (10.2) 26.6 (12.4) 30.7 (11.9)
  1. FACIT Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy, SD Standard deviation, SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus