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Table 2 Correlation of non-albumin protein to creatinine ratio with clinical, anthropometric and biochemical characteristics; and other urinary markers in type 2 diabetes subjects

From: Association of urinary non-albumin protein with the different urinary marker for glomerular and tubular damage in patients with type 2 diabetes

Variables Total patients (424) Group 1 (269) Group 2 (155)
  r p r p r p
Age years 0.082 0.113 0.044 0.480 0.049 0.598
BMI, kg/m2 0.042 0.418 0.101 0.111 −0.021 0.826
Duration of diabetes, years 0.138 0.008 0.158 0.011 0.101 0.276
SBP, mmHg 0.136 0.008 0.224 <0.001 0.028 0.766
DBP, mmHg −0.007 0.889 0.193 0.002 −0.179 0.052
FBS, mg/dL 0.058 0.263 0.056 0.377 0.002 0.980
HbA1c, % 0.191 <0.001 0.212 0.001 0.136 0.141
Total cholesterol, mg/dL 0.079 0.128 0.084 0.180 −0.033 0.727
LDL, mg/dL −0.002 0.966 0.047 0.456 −0.074 0.432
HDL, mg/dL 0.044 0.394 0.099 0.116 −0.026 0.778
Triglycerides, mg/dL 0.061 0.244 0.022 0.726 0.012 0.898
eGFR, mL/min/1.73 m2 −0.411 < 0.001 − 0.151 0.015 − 0.545 < 0.001
ACR, mg/g 0.624 <0.001 0.411 <0.001 0.635 <0.001
PCR, mg/g 0.873 <0.001 0.850 <0.001 0.867 <0.001
Transferrin/Cr, μg/g 0.439 <0.001 0.276 <0.001 0.447 <0.001
RBP/Cr, μg/g 0.555 <0.001 0.516 <0.001 0.539 <0.001
NGAL/Cr, μg/g 0.390 <0.001 0.241 <0.001 0.466 <0.001
  1. Group 1,eGFR ≥60 mL/min/1.73 m2; Group 2, eGFR <60 mL/min/1.73 m2; BMI Body mass index, SBP Systolic blood pressure, DBP Diastolic blood pressure, FBS Fasting blood sugar, HbA1c Hemoglobin A1c, LDL Low-density lipoprotein, HDL High-density lipoprotein, eGFR Estimated glomerular filtration rate, ACR Albumin-to-creatinine ratio, PCR Total protein-to-creatinine ratio, Transferrin/Cr transferrin-to-creatinine ratio; RBP/Cr Retinol binding protein-to-creatinine ratio, NGAL/Cr Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin-to-creatinine ratio, r; coefficients of correlation, p < 0.05 was considered significant