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Table 1 Relevant Clinical and Paraclinical Data of patients with CKDnt and CKDt

From: Chronic kidney disease of nontraditional causes in central Panama

Characteristics CKDt (n = 91) Median (IQR) CKDnt (n = 15) Median (IQR) P value
Age, years 71 (64–78) 58 (52–61)  < 0.001
Weight, kg 73.5 (61–87) 70 (63–76) 0.59
Height, m 1.62 (1.55–1.68) 1.67 (1.57–1.69) 0.13
BMI, kg/m2 27.38 (24.7–32.35) 26.61 (22.4–28.6) 0.09
Gender n (%) n (%) 0.016
 Men 56 (61) 14 (93)  
 Women 35 (38) 1 (7)  
Agricultural workers 14 (15) 9 (60)  < 0.001
Transportation workers 0 (0) 3 (20)  < 0.001
Personal history of:
 CKD 17 (19) 2 (13) 0.80
 Obstructive uropathy 9 (10) 0 (0) 0.40
 Hyperuricemia 12 (13) 4 (27) 0.37
Renal ultrasounda
 Normal findings 28 (31) 2 (13) 0.16
 Renal atrophy 36 (50) 13 (87)  < 0.001
 Hydronephrosis 7 (10) 0 (0) 0.27
 Agenesia 1(1) 0 (0) 0.68
Urinalysis
 Erythrocituria > 3 RBCs/field 8 (9) 1 (7) 0.78
 Proteinuria > 3 +  15 (16) 1 (7) 0.32
Blood chemistry values Median (IQR) Median (IQR)  
 Glucose 1, mg/dL 101 (92–121) 96 (93–106) 0.24
 Glucose 2, mg/dL 105 (94–129) 97.5 (91–104) 0.04
 Glycated hemoglobin A1c, % 6.2 (5.3–7.9) 5.01 (4.51–5.5) 0.11
 Creatinin 1, mg/dL 1.73 (1.45–2.17) 2.1 (1.51–2.52) 0.10
 Creatinin 2, mg/dL 1.76 (1.43–2.27) 1.8 (1.64–2.7) 0.13
 Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL 25.55 (18.2–33) 24.6 (21.9–26) 0.84
 Uric acid 1, mg/dL 6.8 (5.4–7.9) 7.8 (7.1–8.4) 0.04
 Uric acid 2, mg/dL 7 (5.9–7.8) 8.1 (6.3–9.2) 0.09
 Sodium, mEq/L 141 (138–142) 139 (138–141) 0.20
 Potassium, mEq/L 4.5 (4.1–5) 4.6 (4.1–5) 0.77
 Calcium, mg/dL 9.75 (9.2–10) 9.7 (9.4–9.7) 0.72
 Triglycerides, mg/dL 151.5 (117–203.5) 154 (112–203) 0.90
 Total cholesterol, mg/dL 189 (165–210) 175.5 (125–185) 0.14
 HDL cholesterol, mg/dL 45 (38–56) 45 (37–62) 0.83
 LDL cholesterol, md/dL 123.5 (94.5–144) 109 (75–125) 0.59
  1. aOnly 72 of the CKDt files had renal ultrasound on file
  2. BMI Body mass index, CKDt Traditional chronic kidney disease, CKDnt Non-traditional chronic kidney disease, IQR Interquartile range, RBC Red blood cells, HDL High-density lipoprotein, LDL Low-density lipoprotein