Table 2.

Frequency of testing for serum creatinine and other common laboratory testsa

nFrequency of Testing (%)b
CreatinineGlucoseLipidsCBCElectrolytes
All277,11119.333.771.09.611.9
Female140,69419.533.471.29.612.3
CKD risk groups
    age > 60 yr117,18121.435.067.08.212.5
    diabetes48,34321.991.971.96.511.7
    hypertension74,71627.940.584.37.516.9
    three risk factors11,31627.893.878.76.714.9
    no risk factor89,32414.019.874.010.09.4
CVDc
    coronary artery disease13,87222.135.687.77.112.2
    myocardial disease343435.244.255.710.021.9
    cerebral vascular disease158622.930.665.78.815.5
    peripheral arterial disease112429.934.071.110.014.4
    no CVD220,38919.033.574.08.511.7
Kidney disease
    acute16458.437.852.47.930.5
    chronic664636.235.553.512.715.2
    transplant17549.749.778.28.036.6
    no kidney disease270,12718.933.471.49.512.2
  • a CBC, complete blood count; CKD, chronic kidney disease.

  • b Row percentages.

  • c Patients may belong to more than one category.