Table 3.

Characteristics of right kidney, by documented presence of hypertension (US participants only)a

No. of GlomerulibMean Glomerular Tuft Volume (μm3 ×106)cTotal Glomerular Tuft Volume (cm3)c
No hypertension (n = 30)1,010,622 (915,997 to 1,105,277)6.9 (6.0 to 7.9)7.0 (6.0 to 7.9)
Hypertension (n = 50)743,531 (670,759 to 816,304)9.6 (8.8 to 10.4)6.8 (6.0 to 7.5)
Pd<0.00010.000220.743
  • a Blacks = 44, whites = 36, men = 51, women = 29, mean age 44 (9.0) yr.

  • 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.