Table 2.

US/Australian autopsy series: Characteristics of the right kidney, in subjects age ≥18 yr, by birth weight tertiles, adjusted mean (95% CI), n = 87a

Birth Weight (kg)nNo. of GlomerulibMean Glomerular Tuft Volume (μm3 ×106)cTotal Glomerular Tuft Volume (cm3)c
Range 1.81 to 3.121770,8609.26.7
Mean (SD) 2.65 (0.29)29(658,757 to 882,963)(8.3 to 10.1)(5.9 to 7.5)
Range 3.18 to 3.38965,7297.26.8
Mean (SD) 3.27 (0.07)28(885,714 to 1,075,744)(6.3 to 8.2)(6.1 to 7.7)
Range 3.41 to 4.941,005,3566.96.6
Mean (SD) 3.93 (0.35)30(900,094 to 1,110,599)(6.1 to 7.8)(5.9 to 7.4)
Pd0.01260.00220.920
  • a CI indicates confidence interval.

  • b Adjusted for age, gender, and race.

  • c Adjusted for age, gender, race, and body surface area.

  • d Test for the difference of three means.