Table 2

Cox regression: u-LFABP predicts the development of microalbuminuria when adjusted for known risk factors

Odds ratio (95% CI)P value
Sex (male)4.19 (1.62–10.87)0.003
Age (year)1.02 (0.99–1.05)0.274
A1C (%)2.00 (1.36–2.95)<0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)1.03 (0.995–1.06)0.100
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)0.99 (0.94–1.04)0.758
Log (urinary albumin [mg]/24 h)12.36 (2.58–59.32)0.002
Log (u-LFABP [ng/ml]/urinary creatinine)2.28 (1.14–4.58)0.021
  • The analyses includes sex, age, A1C, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, UAER, u-LFABP, serum creatinine (not shown), and smoking (not shown).