Table 2.

Incident RRT patients subdivided according to albuminuria levela

ParameterNormoalbuminuria (UAC <20 mg/L; n = 19)Elevated Albuminuria (UAC ≥20 mg/L; n = 26)
Age (yr; mean ± SD)60 ± 960 ± 10
Female (%)6950
Time from screening to dialysis (mo; mean ± SD)71 ± 3061 ± 30
No history of renal disease at time of screening (%)6839
Not treated with ACEI/ARB at time of screening (%)8850
Known hypertension (%)5377
Known insulin-dependent diabetes (%)012
Known CVD history (%)1127
Cause of ESRD (%)
    glomerulonephritis1115
    pyelonephritis/TIN110
    cystic kidney disease and other congenital disease2115
    renal vascular disease1631
    diabetes019
    other multisystem diseases2612
    unknown and other168
UAC (mg/L; median [IQR])5 (4 to 7)506 (140 to 1040)
  • a TIN, tubulointerstitial nephritis.