Table 2—

Outcome characteristics of patients at the end of follow-up

NormoalbuminuricMicroalbuminuricMacroalbuminuric
n153638
Follow-up duration (months)40 ± 8 (23–54)38 ± 11 (17–54)37 ± 13 (2–59)
AER (mg/24 h)18.0 ± 9.0271.1 ± 342.2*1,508.3 ± 417.4
Serum creatinine (μmol/l)123 ± 25142 ± 44265 ± 167
MDRD e-GFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)45.8 ± 8.543.0 ± 12.829.5 ± 21.1
Dialysis onset0210
Death037
  • Data are n, means ± SD (range), or means ± SD.

  • * P < 0.05 and

  • P < 0.01 vs. the result at the inclusion (shown in the Table 1).

  • P < 0.01 by χ2 test.