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Table 1 Comparison of characteristics of patients with microalbuminuria and those without

From: Prevalence and associations of microalbuminuria in proteinuria-negative patients with type 2 diabetes in two regional hospitals in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Parameter Normoalbuminuria
n (%)
Microalbuminuria
n (%)
p value
Sex    0.464
 Male, n (%) 47 (88.7) 6 (11.3)  
 Female, n (%) 92 (84.4) 17 (15.6)  
Age (years) 55.1 ± 10.5 56.30 ± 8.3 0.302
Known duration of diabetes (years) 6.1 ± 6.4 6.3 ± 5.2 0.458
BMI (kg/m2) 29.8 ± 0.5 27.6 ± 0.8 0.046*
SBP (mmHg) 142.2 ± 21.1 151.8 ± 28.4 0.032*
DBP (mmHg) 89.0 ± 19.6 97.2 ± 18.5 0.032*
Fasting capillary glucose (mg/dL) 151.1 ± 4.3 156.0 ± 12.7 0.676
HDLc (mg/dL) 76.5 ± 2.7 76.9 ± 5.4 0.478
LDLc (mg/dL) 75.2 ± 40.2 69.63 ± 39.6 0.538
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 123.9 ± 5.9 133.8 ± 10.8 0.257
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 173.9 ± 4.2 167.54 ± 9.7 0.569
Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 0.9 ± 0.03 1.6 ± 0.1 <0.001*
eGFR (mL/min/1.7 m2) 101.3 ± 3.9 46.5 ± 2.3 <0.001*
  1. BMI body mass index, DBP diastolic blood pressure, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, HDLc high density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDLc low density lipoprotein cholesterol, SPB systolic blood pressure
  2. * Statistically significant (p value <0.05)