Table 2

Comparison between sarcoid uveitis and non-sarcoid uveitis (data are presented as number of cases and percentages (%) unless otherwise specified)

Sarcoid uveitis (n=144)Other diagnoses (n=724)Total (n=868)P
Age (years) at onset of uveitis (mean ± SD)57.3 (±16.9)47.9 (±18.5)49.4 (±18.6)<0.001
GenderFemales92 (63.9)417 (57.6)509 (58.6)0.161
Anatomical localisation of uveitisAnterior39 (27.1)269 (37.2)308 (35.5)<0.001
Intermediate14 (9.7)82 (11.3)96 (11.1)
Posterior17 (11.8)177 (24.4)194 (22.4)
Panuveitis74 (51.4)196 (27.1)270 (31.1)
Ethnic groupWhite Europeans114 (79.2)575 (79.4)689 (79.4)0.663
North African21 (14.6)112 (15.5)133 (15.3)
African5 (3.5)25 (3.5)30 (3.5)
Asian4 (2.8)9 (1.2)13 (1.5)
Others0 (0.0)3 (0.4)3 (0.3)
LateralityBilateral111 (77.1)396 (54.7)507 (58.4)<0 0.001
ChronologyAcute25 (17.4)233 (32.2)258 (29.7)<0.001
Chronic119 (82.6)491 (67.8)610 (70.3)
Granulomatous71 (49.3)176 (24.3)247 (28.5)<0.001