Table 4.

Follow-upa

ParameterWhiteBlackOtherP
n542111
Follow-up (mo)134 ± 6294 ± 58b101 ± 730.01
    median15594110
Renal status at week 4
    stable47 (87)20 (95)7 (64)c0.04
    worsening714
Remission28 (52)6 (29)3 (27)0.09
    no remission26158
Renal flares (n)
    total28 (52)14 (67)5 (45)NS
    moderate/severe25 (46)14 (67)4 (36)NS
Status at last follow-up
    ESRD14 (26)5 (24)3 (27)NS
    renal death5 (9)8 (38)2 (18)
    nonrenal death6 (11)1 (5)2 (18)
    stable renal function29 (54)7 (33)4 (36)
  • a Data are n (%) means ± SD.

  • b P < 0.05 black versus white.

  • c P < 0.05 black versus other.