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Table 1 Socio-demographic and physiological characteristics, Republic of Ireland, 2007 comparing study subjects with serum biochemical measurements and subjects with Albumin Creatinine ratio results (n=1,098) compared to SLAN 07 subjects of 45 years and older (N=5,147)

From: Prevalence of diminished kidney function in a representative sample of middle and older age adults in the Irish population

  N=1098 N (%) N=5147 SLAN07 (N%)
Sex  
Male 493(44.9) 2202 (42.8)
Female 605 (55.1) 2945 (57.2)
Age group (years)  
45-54 422 (38.4) 1717 (33.4)
55-64 325 (29.6) 1461(28.4)
65-74 269 (24.5) 1150 (22.3)
75+ 82 (7.5) 819 (15.9)
S-E Group  
SEG 1-2 425 (38.7) 1550 (30.1)
SEG 3-4 368 (33.5) 1943 (37.7)
SEG 5 250 (22.8) 985 (19.1)
Unclassified 55 (5.01) 334 (6.4)
Education  
Primary or less 223 (20.3) 1600(31.1)
Incomplete 2nd 252 (23.0) 1171 (22.8)
Completed 2nd 221 (20.1) 1051 (20.4)
College 402 (36.6) 1325 (25.7)
Smoking status §  
Never 529 (48.8) 2,872 (56.5)
Former 356 (32.8) 1,349 (26.5)
Current 199 (18.4) 1,061 (20.9)
Self-rated health §  
Excellent/very good/good 903 (82.5) 3984 (77.6)
Fair/poor 192 (17.5) 1148 (22.4)
Physical Activity §  
Moderate/heavy activity 664 (70.7) 3373 (66.3)
Light activity 275 (29.3) 1714 (33.7)
Diabetes Mellitus 86 (7.8) N/A
Blood Urea (mmol/l)*   
Males 6.4 (2.1) N/A
Females 5.6 (1.5) N/A
Haemoglobin (g/dl)*   
Males 15 (1.3) N/A
Females 14 (1.0) N/A
Blood Creatinine (micromol/l)*   
Males 93.3 (30.2) N/A
Females 71.2 (14.3) N/A
Urine Albumin/Creatinine (mg/g)* 23.4(118.9)  
ACR >20 254 (23.1) N/A
ACR >30 145 (13.2) N/A
  1. * Blood Haemoglobin, Urea, Creatinine and Urine Albumin/Creatinine (mg/g) report Mean values (Standard Deviation).
  2. § Variables may not add up to total N due to missing data.