Table 4.

Chronic kidney disease and incident early AMD, stratified by age

Age categoryIncident Early AMDOdds Ratio (95% confidence interval)
No. at RiskNo. (%) AffectedAge-, Sex-, CFH Y402H Polymorphism-AdjustedP
54–65 yr
    per SD decrease eGFRCG52413 (2.5)1.0 (0.6–1.8)0.98
66–75 yr
    per SD decrease eGFRCG50351 (10.1)1.9 (1.3–2.8)0.0004
76–94 yr
    per SD decrease eGFRCG15621 (13.5)1.9 (1.2–3.2)0.008
  • AMD, age-related macular degeneration; eGFRCG, estimated glomerular filtration rate (in ml/min/1.73m2), using the Cockcroft-Gault formula.