Table 3.

Baseline histologic featuresa

ParameterWhiteBlackOtherP
n542111
Biopsy (class)
III≥50%±V24 (44)16 (76)b4 (36)0.03
    III>50%1572
    III>50%+V992
IV±V29 (54)5 (24)7 (64)
    IV2357
    IV+V600
Unclassified1 (2)
AI11.3 ± 4.412.9 ± 4.613.3 ± 5.4NS
    ≥1226 (48)12 (57)4 (36)NS
CI3.3 ± 2.43.4 ± 2.23.7 ± 3.2NS
    ≥424 (44)12 (57)5 (45)NS
AI + CI14.6 ± 4.516.4 ± 5.617.0 ± 6.9NS
    ≥1621 (39)13 (62)6 (55)NS
  • a Data are n (%) or means ± SD. AI, activity index; CI, chronicity index.

  • b P = 0.02 black versus white and P = 0.05 black versus other.