Socioeconomic status in systemic lupus erythematosus

@article{Sule2006SocioeconomicSI,
  title={Socioeconomic status in systemic lupus erythematosus},
  author={Sangeeta D. Sule and Michelle A. Petri},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={720 - 723}
}
Our understanding of the biological pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is rapidly expanding. Although biologic research is vital, studies that address the importance of socioeconomic factors that contribute to the causation of the outcome of SLE are necessary to understand the full scope of the disease. Studies of social factors in SLE usually include ethnicity, gender and socioeconomic status (SES) as categorical variables. One hypothesis is that these variables exert their… 

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