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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of study population

From: The prevalence of hypertension and abnormal kidney function in children with sickle cell disease –a cross sectional review

n 48
Male: Female 25: 23
Age, mean (range in years) 12+/-3.1 (3–17)
History of acute chest syndrome, n (%) 19 (39.6)
Elevated stroke risk, n (%) 6 (12.5)
Pre-hypertension, n (%) 4 (8.3)
Hypertension, n (%) 4 (8.3)
eGFR* mean (range) 140+/-34.9 (71.9–404.2)
eGFR* sugroups  
<90 4
90-120 9
>120 35
Sickle cell genotype  
SS, n (%) 32 (66.7)
SC, n (%) 9 (18.8)
S beta + -thalassemia, n (%) 6 (12.5)
S beta 0-thalassemia, n (%) 1 (2.1)
  1. * eGFR expressed as ml/min/1.73 m2.