Table 3—

Forward stepwise regression analysis of log-transformed U-CTGF with predictors in all patients and the subgroups of diabetic patients

ParameterCumulative RP value
All patients (n = 347)
    UAE0.430<0.001
    GFR0.451<0.001
    Sex0.481<0.001
Normoalbuminuria (n = 150)
    UAE0.291<0.001
    Sex0.334<0.001
    Diastolic blood pressure0.375<0.001
Microalbuminuria (n = 79)
    GFR0.2620.019
    Sex0.3710.004
Diabetic nephropathy (n = 89)
    GFR0.371<0.001
    UAE0.468<0.001