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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study sample

From: Microvascular endothelial dysfunction is associated with albuminuria and CKD in older adults

  No CKD (N = 30) CKD (N = 36) p-value
Age 68.6 (1.4) 69.7 (1.2) 0.5
African American 18 (60 %) 18 (50 %) 0.7
SBP (mmHg) 137.6 (19.2) 143.1 (16.6) 0.2
DBP (mmHg) 74.0 (10.5) 74.8 (8.7) 0.7
BMI 30.4 (5.5) 31.0 (6.3) 0.7
Diabetes 6 (20 %) 27 (75.0 %) <0.01
Coronary Artery Diseasea 2 (6.7 %) 8 (22.2 %) 0.1
Smoking    
 Current 0 (0 %) 1 (2.8 %) 0.5
 Former 21 (70 %) 21 (58.3 %)
 Never 9 (30 %) 13 (36 %)
ACEI or ARB 20 (67 %) 28 (77.8 %) 0.3
Nitrates 0 2 0.3
eGFR (cc/min/1.73 m2) 85.4 (19.2) 46.1 (2.4)  
Alb/Cr ratio 3.8 [2.9, 7.8] 83.3 [16.6, 367.0]  
  1. Cell values represent mean (SD), median [inter-quartile range], and N(%)
  2. aPatients with unstable coronary disease or with recent coronary intervention were excluded