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Table 4 Preliminary Results from INSIGHT*

From: The rationale and design of Insight into Nephrotic Syndrome: Investigating Genes, Health and Therapeutics (INSIGHT): a prospective cohort study of childhood nephrotic syndrome

Description N
Child (N = 211 a )  
Age at diagnosis (concurrent participants) 5.34 ± 3.81 years
Age at diagnosis (non-concurrent participants) 5.22 ± 3.98 years
Socio-Demographic Variables  
Male 112 (60.2%)
Always speak English at home 129 (69.4%)
Participant born in Canada 163 (87.6%)
Ethnicity  
European 77 (41.6%)
Mixed 39 (21.1%)
South Asian (India, Sri Lanka, etc) 39 (21.1%)
Asian/Pacific Islander 15 (8.1%)
Other 15 (8.1%)
Past Medical History  
Gestational duration ≥ 36 weeks 149 (81.42%)
Kidney problems at birth 4 (2.2%)
History of nephrotic syndrome: mother, father, or sibling 3 (1.52%)
History of kidney disease: mother, father, or sibling 1 (0.5%)
History of kidney disease: extended family 151 (27.57%)
Parent or Caregiver (N = 209)  
Socio-Demographic Variables  
Parent use of interpreter to complete questionnaires 6 (6.4%)
Mother born in Canada 84 (45.4%)
Father born in Canada 78 (42.2%)
Families with combined income < $35,000 26 (27.66%)
Years of schooling, primary caregiver 14.5 ± 3.2 years
Age of mother at birth 31.3 ± 9.4 years
  1. a Current as of August 14, 2012, with open enrollment.
  2. * Numbers in this table may not add up to the specified N as data are not yet available for all participants.