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Table 2 Prevalence of rheumatoid arthritis in Korea

From: Relationship of rheumatoid arthritis and coronary artery disease in the Korean population: a nationwide cross-sectional study

Age Prevalence of RA Weighted prevalence of RA, n (%)
Female, n (%) Overall, n (%) Female, n (%) Overall, n (%)
Overall age 201 (84.5) 238 (0.9) 801,096 (85.4) 938,122 (0.6)
Age, years
  < 40 12 (80.0) 15 (0.2) 69,025 (81.6) 84,589 (0.1)
 40–49 16 (88.9) 18 (0.4) 100,034 (87.2) 114,741 (0.4)
 50–59 30 (85.7) 35 (0.8) 144,675 (81.2) 178,109 (0.7)
 60–69 61 (89.7) 68 (1.6) 190,633 (90.2) 211,309 (1.3)
  ≥ 70 82 (80.4) 102 (2.6) 296,729 (84.9) 349,374 (2.6)
  1. Data show the percentage of female
  2. Data show the proportion with RA in the total population
  3. RA: rheumatoid arthritis