Table 2. Percentage of microalbuminuria and the categorical cardiovascular risk factors

Male n = 4070Female n = 3771
a χ2 test null hypotheses: distribution is equal among gender P < 0.05.
Microalbuminuria16.49.0a
Smoking37.937.6
Obesity14.316.3a
Diabetes mellitus4.23.1a
Hypertension36.725.0a
Hypercholesterolemia26.124.8