Lupus-Related Mortality Has Declined, but Gap Remains

Looking at mortality patterns by race, SLE deaths did not increase significantly among whites or those in the Asian/American Indian/Alaska Native/Pacific Islander group during the study, but did increase significantly among blacks between 1975 and 1983, followed by a period of stability until 2002, after which they decreased.

Source: Lupus-Related Mortality Has Declined, but Gap Remains

Link to the study is here.