Table 1—

Patient characteristics

CH group
CN group
All subjects
MH groupMN groupTotalMH groupMN groupTotal
Number7457131231639170
Age (years)67 ± 864 ± 866 ± 971 ± 963 ± 968 ± 1066 ± 9
Sex (female/male)47/2724/3374/577/169/716/2390/80
BMI (kg/m2)24 ± 323 ± 223 ± 3*23 ± 322 ± 322 ± 323 ± 3
Blood pressure (mmHg)
 SBP
  Clinic167 ± 18158 ± 14163 ± 17*124 ± 12117 ± 9121 ± 11153 ± 26
  Morning163 ± 19127 ± 7147 ± 24166 ± 17116 ± 10146 ± 29147 ± 25
 DBP
  Clinic97 ± 1493 ± 995 ± 12*75 ± 873 ± 974 ± 990 ± 14
  Morning88 ± 1175 ± 883 ± 1288 ± 1569 ± 1080 ± 1682 ± 13
Laboratory variables
HbA1c (%)6.5 ± 0.96.5 ± 0.96.5 ± 0.96.7 ± 1.06.4 ± 0.76.6 ± 0.96.5 ± 0.9
Triglycerides (mg/dl)153 ± 77140 ± 92148 ± 83138 ± 74109 ± 46126 ± 65143 ± 80
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)198 ± 32196 ± 31197 ± 32182 ± 44204 ± 24191 ± 38196 ± 33
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)109 ± 32101 ± 31106 ± 3192 ± 34122 ± 21105 ± 33106 ± 32
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)61 ± 1666 ± 1863 ± 1757 ± 2459 ± 1058 ± 2062 ± 18
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)0.8 ± 0.20.8 ± 0.20.8 ± 0.2*1.1 ± 0.40.7 ± 0.21.0 ± 0.40.9 ± 0.3
Urinary albumin excretion (μg/mg creatinine)212 ± 52411 ± 8125 ± 405*1,113 ± 2,4497.5 ± 5.0660 ± 1,943248 ± 1,013
  • Data are means ± SD. The SBP and DBP levels in all patients were measured at the clinic and at home.

  • *

    * P < 0.01 versus patients with CN;

  • P < 0.01 versus patients with MN

  • P < 0.01 versus patients measured at the clinic.