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Table 2 Comparison of renal status among study subjects

From: Assessment of healthiness among long term inhabiting army soldiers in dry zone of Sri Lanka

Parameters Mode of inhabitation of subjects in CKDu endemic areas in dry zone of Sri Lanka p value and comments
Long term but born in other provinces (n = 312) Since birth (n = 105)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Average period of living in CKDu risk area 17 ± 5.3 years 30 ± 5.3 years 0.03
ACR 21.3 ± 4.5 mg/g urine 24.3 ± 3.5 mg/g urine Within heathy range
Causes for CKD in study cohort
 Renal calculi 8 6 > 0.05
 Hypertension 2 4 > 0.05
 CKDu 4 0.03
Water consumption
 Amount 2.5 ± 0.3 l/day 2.5 ± 0.3 l/day > 0.05
 Type
  Filtered 290/312 98/105 > 0.05
Field work per day 4.5 ± 2 h 4.8 ± 2.2 h > 0.05
  1. p < 0.05 considered as significant