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Table 1 Characteristics of the whole study population

From: Inflammation, oxidative stress, glomerular filtration rate, and albuminuria in elderly men: a cross-sectional study

Variable Whole sample (n = 647)
Age (years) 77.5 ± 0.8
Urine albumin creatinine ratio (mg/mmol) 4.6 ± 19.4
Serum cystatin C (mg/L) 1.09 ± 0.28
eGFR* (ml/min/1.73 m2) 73.6 ± 17.4
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/L) 5.9 ± 1.3
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 150.9 ± 20.7
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 81.3 ± 9.7
Body mass index (kg/m2) 26.3 ± 3.5
Serum triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.4 ± 0.6
HDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.3 ± 0.3
LDL cholesterol (mmol/L) 3.5 ± 0.9
Urine 15-keto-dihydro-PGF2α (nmol/mmol) 0.32 ± 0.18
Serum interleukin-6 (ng/L) 3.9 ± 2.7
Serum amyloid A protein (mg/L) 11.3 ± 43.6
high sensitivity C-reactive protein (mg/L) 3.8 ± 6.8
Urine F2-isoprostane (nmol/mmol) 0.20 ± 0.10
Diabetes mellitus – n (%) 91 (14.1)
Smoking – n (%) 45 (7.0)
Dyslipidemia – n (%) 226 (34.9)
Lipid lowering treatment – n (%) 119 (18.4)
Cardiovascular disease – n (%) 175 (27.1)
Hypertension – n (%) 292 (45.1)
Antihypertensive treatment – n (%) 272 (42.0)
ACE-inhibitor – n (%) 109 (16.9)
ASA medicine – n (%) 193 (29.8)
Corticosteroid treatment – n (%) 26 (4.0)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – n (%) 35 (5.4)
  1. Data are mean ± SD for continuous variables and n. (%) for dichotomous variables. *eGFR was estimated from cystatin C.