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Table 1 Subject demographics at study enrolment

From: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of prednisone in early Henoch Schönlein Purpura [ISRCTN85109383]

   Prednisone group (n = 21) Placebo group (n = 19)
Age, years – median (range)   5 (2–11) 6.1 (3–15)
Gender Female 8 12
  Male 13 7
Ethnicity Caucasian 18 18
  Other 3 1
Days since illness onset – median (range)   4 (1–7) 3 (1–7)
Symptoms at enrollment- number of subjects (%) Rash 21 (100) 19 (100)
  Joint 17 (81) 18 (95)
  Gastrointestinal 18 (86) 11 (58)
  Renal 4 (19) 2 (11)