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Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of children

From: Discovery of tear biomarkers in children with chronic non-infectious anterior uveitis: a pilot study

N (%) unless otherwise specified

All

N =7

9 eyes

JIA-U

N =3

4 eyes

I-CAU

N =4

5 eyes

Female

6 (86)

3 (100)

3 (75)

Race

 Caucasian

3 (43)

2 (67)

1 (25)

 African-American

4 (57)

1 (33)

3 (75)

 Non-Hispanic

7 (100)

3 (100)

4 (100)

Disease characteristics

 Median age at uveitis diagnosis, years, SD

6, 9

6, 5.6

8.8, 5.3

 Median age at tear collection, years, SD

15, 1.8

 Bilateral disease

6 (86)

2 (67)

4 (100)

 Ocular complicationsa

7 (100)

3 (100)

4 (100)

 ANA-positive

4 (57)

3 (100)

1 (25)

Medications

 Topical glucocorticoids

4 (57)

1 (33)

3 (75)

 Topical glaucoma medications

1 (14)

0 (0)

1 (25)

 Methotrexate

4 (57)

1 (33)

3 (75)

 Mycophenolate mofetil

1 (14)

0 (0)

1 (25)

 Infliximab

1 (14)

1 (33)

0 (0)

 Adalimumab

2 (28)

1 (33)

1 (25)

  1. aOcular complications: synechiae, cataracts, glaucoma, ocular hypertension, band keratopathy, cystoid and macular edema