Table 2.

Univariate and multivariate determinants of slope (ml/min per 1.73 m2/mo)a

UnivariateMultivariate
Mean/Standardized βPStandardized βP
Presentation
    proteinuria (g/d)−0.170.005−0.25<0.001
    BMIb
        low−0.44 ± 0.850.03NS
        mid−0.70 ± 1.10High<MidReference
        high−0.37 ± 0.550.180.006
Follow-up
    MAP−0.24<0.001−0.200.003
    remission
        NR−0.88 ± 1.00<0.001Reference
        PR−0.47 ± 0.65NR<PR<CR0.220.003
        CR−0.02 ± 0.360.40<0.001
    ACE
        yes−0.44 ± 0.530.03NS
        no−0.67 ± 1.07
  • a Gender, ethnicity, age, CrCl, and MAP at onset as well as immunosuppressive therapy were not predictive of slope.

  • b BMI divided into three categories low (BMI <20), normal (BMI 20 to 27), and high (BMI > 27).