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
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||9:1|
|Mixed connective tissue disease||8:1|