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Table 1 Characteristics of chronic renal insufficiency cohort participants with high sensitivity troponin t measurements

From: Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC)

  Undetectable Tertile I Tertile II Tertile III P
  (hs-TnT < 3) (3.00-8.63) (8.67-17.03) (17.05-738.7)  
  (n=474) (n=666) (n=661) (n=663)  
Hs-TnT (pg/ml)* 1.5 (1.5-1.5) 5.7 (4.6-7.1) 11.9 (10.1-14.2) 30.0 (21.4-45.3) < 0.001
Age 51.5 (11.8) 55.7 (11.8) 60.3 (10.7) 59.2 (11.1) < 0.001
Female 75.5 53.8 42.7 29.1 < 0.001
Race      < 0.001
Non-Hispanic White 53.2 49.9 45.1 29.1  
Non-Hispanic Black 33.8 35.6 38.0 45.4  
Hispanic 8.4 9.0 13.9 21.4  
Other 4.6 5.6 3.0 4.1  
Diabetes 14.8 29.1 45.1 68.3 < 0.001
Hypertension 68.6 82.1 91.4 94.7 < 0.001
Current smoking 13.1 10.4 11.8 11.0 0.526
SBP (mmHg) † 124.1 (16.9) 128.3 (17.3) 132.9 (19.5) 140.5 (20.9) < 0.001
DBP (mmHg) ‡ 75.1 (12.1) 75.5 (11.9) 74.3 (12.0) 76.8 (11.8) 0.010
BMI (kg/m 2 ) § 30.6 (8.5) 31.2 (7.9) 32.3 (8.1) 32.5 (7.5) < 0.001
HDL (mg/dL) || 54.1 (17.7) 50.9 (15.2) 49.1 (16.2) 46.4 (15.4) < 0.001
LDL (mg/dL) 108.9 (30.4) 107.7 (34.1) 102.4 (34.7) 98.7 (36.3) < 0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 144.2 (114.1) 155.2 (115.1) 149.3 (91.1) 161.3 (108.0) < 0.001
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 193.7 (37.6) 192.3 (41.4) 184.3 (44.8) 182.0 (45.6) < 0.001
Serum albumin (g/dL) 4.2 (0.4) 4.1 (0.4) 4.1 (0.4) 3.9 (0.5) < 0.001
hsCRP (mg/L) # 4.9 (8.3) 4.9 (8.8) 5.4 (8.7) 5.7 (9.8) 0.015
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.2 (1.5) 13.2 (1.8) 13.0 (1.8) 12.2 (1.8) < 0.001
Phosphate (mg/dL) 3.6 (0.6) 3.6 (0.5) 3.6 (0.6) 3.9 (0.7) < 0.001
FGF-23 (RU/ml)** 104.7 (73.8-160.2) 114.6 (81.3-182.5) 137.4 (93.3-208.8) 171.7 (113.9-293.0) < 0.001
eGFRcys †† (ml/min/1.73 m 2 ) 66.1 (22.7) 55.9 (19.7) 49.5 (16.3) 40.9 (16.2) < 0.001
ACR (μg/mg) ψ 11.2 (5.0-86.9) 21.3 (5.4-201.7) 30.5 (7.9-279.7) 289.7 (31.4-1393.2) < 0.001
LV mass (g/m 2.7 ) Ω 43.8 (10.2) 46.1 (10.4) 50.3 (12.8) 55.4 (13.8) < 0.001
Ejection fraction (%) 55.7 (6.3) 55.9 (6.4) 55.8 (7.4) 54.3 (7.3) < 0.001
  1. Mean (SD) or median (IQR) are reported for continuous variables and percentage for categorical variables. P values are obtained using ANOVA or Kruskal-Wallis tests for continuous variables and Chi-squared tests for categorical variables. * High sensitivity troponin T. † Systolic blood pressure. ‡ Diastolic blood pressure. § Body mass index. || High density lipoprotein. Low density lipoprotein. # High sensitivity c-reactive protein. ** Fibroblast growth factor 23. †† Cystatin-based estimated glomerular filtration rate. ψ Albumin to creatinine ratio. Ω Left ventricular.