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Table 2 Baseline characteristics and clinical data of patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy at the time of renal biopsy*

From: Proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia are risk factors for thromboembolic events in patients with idiopathic membranous nephropathy: an observational study

Characteristic IMN patients*(n = 67) No Thromboembolic events (n = 53) Thromboembolic events (n = 14) P-value
Age (years) 58.3 ± 16.7 58.6 ± 16.7 57.3 ± 17.4 NS
Sex, male,n (%) 42 (63%) 38 (73%) 11 (78.5%) NS
Ethnicity, n (%)     
 Caucasians 39 (59%) 31 (60%) 8 (58%) NS
 Afro-Carribeans 11 (16%) 09 (17%) 2 (14%) NS
 South Asians 09 (13%) 07 (14%) 2 (14%) NS
 Middle-East 08 (12%) 05 (09%) 2 (14%) NS
Duration of follow-up (years) 7.2 ± 3 7.1 ± 3 7.8 ± 3.2 NS
s.creatinine (mg/dl) 1.24 ± 0.8 1.23 ± 0.7 1.28 ± 0.8 NS
s.albumin (g/dl) 2.3 ± 0.4 2.4 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.5 < 0.01
s.cholesterol (mg/dl) 336 ± 128 317 ± 108 414 ± 124 0.01
eGFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2) 65 ± 27 66 ± 25 62 ± 29 NS
Proteinuria (g/24 h) 7.9 ± 3.5 7.1 ± 4 10.7 ± 3 <0.01
Immuno-suppresion 49 (73.1%) 35 (66%) 12 (86%)  
  1. * IMN patients with complete data (n = 67/78, 85.8%): IMN patients with no TE and with TE, 84% (n = 53/63) and 93% (n = 14/15); respectively.