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Table 1 Description of demographic parameters (age, gender and ethnicity) of the study cohort, n = 347

From: Clinical course & management of childhood nephrotic syndrome in Germany: a large epidemiological ESPED study

Primary nephrotic syndrome (PNS) 326
Secondary nephrotic syndrome (SNS) 19
Missing information 2
Male 222
Female 125
Gender ratio 1.8:1
Mean age 5.5 ± SD 3.7 years
Steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome 282 (Mean age = 5.5 years)
Steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome 51 (Mean age = 6.1 years)
No steroid therapy 12
Ethnicity  
German (PNS/SNS) 215/14
Non-German 109/4
Missing information 4
Origins  
Turkish 36
Russian 8
Others 69