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Table 2 Characteristics of patients by eGFR and blood pressure

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

  Low GFR (eGFR <90 ml/min/1.72 m2) Normal or elevated eGFR Elevated BP (hypertension or pre- hypertension) Non-elevated BP
n (%) 4/ 48 (8.3%) 44/ 48 (91.7%) 8/ 48 (16.6%) 40/48 (83.3%)
Male: Female 2:2 23:21 3:5 22:18
Age, mean (range in years) 12.5 +/- 2.1 (10–15) 12 +/- 3.2 (3–17) 10.5 +/- 2.4 (6–13) 12.3 +/- 3.2 (3–17)
Genotype, n (% of total patients)     
SC 2 (4.2) 30 (62.5) 6 (12.5) 26 (54.2)
SS 1 (2.1) 8 (16.6) 1 (2.1) 8 (16.7)
S beta + -thalassemia 1 (2.1) 5 (10.4) 1 (2.1) 5 (10.4)
S beta 0-thalassemia 0 (0) 1 (2.1) 0 (0) 1 (2.1)