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Table 1 Clinical characteristic of normoalbuminuria and microalbuminuria in type 2 diabetic patients

From: iTRAQ plasma proteomics analysis for candidate biomarkers of type 2 incipient diabetic nephropathy

Characteristics Microalbuminuria (IDN) Normoalbuminuria (control) p value
n (male/female) 82 (42/40) 82 (42/40)
Age (years) 59 ± 10 61 ± 8 0.53
DN duration (years) 5.2 ± 4.3 4.5 ± 3.7 0.43
BMI (kg/m2) 24.12 ± 6.23 23.52 ± 5.71 0.55
HbA1c (%) 9.02 ± 5.31 8.01 ± 6.82 0.48
Creatinine (μ mol/L) 78.20 ± 11.01 80.43 ± 10.32 0.42
CCr (mL/min) 85.30 ± 12.22 87.30 ± 10.75 0.56
UAE (mg/24 h) 210.64 (128.32–261.26) 11.37 (6.54–25.31) <0.0001
ACR (mg/g) 81.31 (43.62–227.51) 16.40 (11.27–20.22) <0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, HbA1c haemoglobin A1c, CCr creatinine clearance rate; UAE 24-h urinary protein quantification, ACR the ration of Urinary albumin excretion rate/urinary microalbumin creatinine
  2. p value < 0.05 was considered to indicate statistical significance