Table 1.

Summary of ages and eGFRs of normal subjects and CKD patients

NormalCKD OverallCKD Stages
Stage 1Stage 2Stage 3Stage 4Stage 5
Age (years)47.7 ± 3.152.9 ± 2.241.5 ± 3.849.0 ± 3.759.6 ± 4.0b55.8 ± 5.460.1 ± 6.0b
Gender (male/female)6/718/221/75/44/46/22/5
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)105.46 ± 4.8158.80 ± 6.90a116.88 ± 3.2675.44 ± 2.97a46.00 ± 3.35a22.38 ± 4.81a10.16 ± 1.26a
  • eGFR is calculated with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation.

  • aP < 0.01 versus normal subjects by one-way ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keul's test.

  • bP < 0.05 versus normal subjects by one-way ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keul's test.