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Table 1 Health characteristics of participants in respect to gender and urinary albumin excretion

From: Albuminuria and its correlates in an Iranian type 2 diabetic population

  Males (n = 116) Females (n = 284) Total  
  Normal UAE
(n = 57)
Abnormal UAE
(n = 59)
Normal UAE
(n = 187)
Abnormal UAE
(n = 97)
Normal UAE
(n = 244)
Abnormal UAE
(n = 165)
All participants
(n = 400)
Age 56.5(12.6) 57.3(10.8) 52.8(10.4) 54.7(10.3) 53.6(11) 55.6(10.5) 54.4(10.9)
duration of diabetes(yr) 7.2(6.4) 12(9.3) † 7.8(6.9) 10.1(7.2) † 7.7(6.8) 10.8(8)† 8.9(7.4)
Systolic BP 126.9(17.1) 131.2(13.9) 132.4(21.7) 135(21.7) 131.2(20.8) 133.6(19.2) 132.1(20.2)
Diastolic BP 75.7(11.7) 79.8(9.5) 80.9(11.5) 82.2(11.9) 79.7(11.7) 81.3(11.1) 80.3(11.5)
GFR (calculated) 90.3(39.2) 89.4(33.1) 94.2(29.3) 88.3(39.4) 93.5(31.1) 88.7(37.3) 91.7(33.6)
Cholesterol 193.4(45.7) 188(60.2) 231.9(70.5) 230(63.3) 223.1(67.5) 213.9(65.2) 219.4(66.7)
HDL-C 39.9(11.7) 39.6(16.6) 48(16.8) 44.4(10.9) † 46.1(16.1) 42.6(13.5) † 44.7(15.2)
LDL-C 120.1(35.7) 116.5(43.5) 141.3(47.6) 135.8(46.1) † 136.2(45.9) 128.1(45.9) 133(46)
Triglycerides 166.1(75.9) 180.9(106.5) 209.2(124.8) 252.6(150.4) 199.2(116.6) 225.1(139.3) 209.5(126.6)
APOB 101.9(23.2) 97.6(29.8) 114.9(32) 118.5(29.7) 111.9(30.7) 110.4(31.4) 111.3(30.9)
Lp(a) 45.6(37.8) 38.3(37.2) 48.5(37.3) 59.8(52.4) 47.8(37.4) 51.4(48.1) 49.2(41.9)
FPG 222.5(81.1) 191.9(70.6) 194(70.4) 214.9(94.8) 199.7(73.3) 206.5(87.1) 202.3(78.8)
HbA1c 7.8(2.1) 9.5(2.5) 9.2(2.8) 10(3.6) 8.9(2.7) 9.8(3.2) 9.3(3)
  1. Data are mean (standard deviation); † indicates p < 0.05; BP: blood pressure; FPG: fasting plasma glucose; GFR: glomerular filtration rate