Which autoimmune diseases primarily affect women

Which autoimmune diseases primarily affect women?

The most common autoimmune diseases target women 75% of the time frequently during their reproductive years. Diseases suspected to be autoantibody-mediated (Th2 diseases) have the highest female predominance.

The Female/Male Ratio of Autoimmune Diseases

DiseaseFemale/Male Ratio
Hashimoto’s disease9:1
Systemic lupus erythematosus9:1
Sjögren’s syndrome9:1
Antiphospholipid syndrome9:1
Mixed connective tissue disease8:1
Graves’ disease7:1
Rheumatoid arthritis3:1
Multiple sclerosis2:1

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