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Table 4 Effect of kidney flare/new-onset disease on adverse pregnancy outcomes.

From: Fetal and maternal outcome in patients with active lupus nephritis: comparison between new-onset and pre-existing lupus nephritis

Variables Fetal outcomes Maternal outcomes
ORs Lower Upper P value ORs Lower Upper P value
Pre-existing vs. New-onset LN 44.59 1.21 1644.82 0.039 1.24 0.36 4.29 0.73
C3/ median (per 1 mg/dl) 4.83 0.20 115.01 0.33 2.08 0.69 6.25 0.19
Serum albumin (per 1 g/dL) 0.83 0.66 1.05 0.13 1.03 0.93 1.15 0.52
Proteinuria (per 1 g/24 h) 1.36 0.94 1.96 0.10 1.15 0.97 1.36 0.11
Antiphospholipid antibody positivity 5.61 0.27 117.47 0.27 1.32 0.32 5.45 0.71
Anti-rRNP antibody positive 100.54 2.73 3707.35 0.012 0.40 0.12 1.31 0.129
  1. LN lupus nephritis, rRNP ribosomal ribonucleoprotein