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Table 2 Prevalence of Renal Cysts in sickle cell disease group (SCD) group versus ethnically-matched controls

From: Increased prevalence of renal cysts in patients with sickle cell disease

  SCD (% of cohort) Control group (% of cohort) Odds ratio (95% CI) Relative Risk (95%CI)
>1 renal cyst (no. with bilateral cysts) 58% 20% 5.4 (2.6–11.0) 2.8 (1.9–4.2)
Average number of cysts (in patients with >1 cyst) 3.76 1.94   
  1. CI Confidence interval