Table 3

Renal function tests

CharacteristicStudy group (n = 31)Control group (n = 35)p value
Plasma creatinine (μmol/l)3-150 38.8 (5.3) 36.6 (6.0)0.137
Plasma sodium (mmol/l)3-150 141.9 (1.9) 141.3 (1.9)0.256
Plasma potassium (mmol/l)3-151 4.0 (3.5–4.7) 4.1 (3.7–4.6)0.095
Serum protein (g/l)3-150 70.4 (4.2) 68.7 (4.3)0.111
Serum cystatin C (mg/l)3-150 0.92 (0.17) 1.02 (0.17)0.026
Urinary calcium:creatinine ratio (mmol/mmol)3-151 0.36 (0.08–1.21) 0.32 (0.09–0.82)0.299
Urinary protein:creatinine ratio (mg/μmol)3-151 0.016 (0.006-0.147)0.017 (0.007–0.158)0.389
GFR (ml/min/1.73 m2 )3-151 121 (86–164) 115 (86–148)0.177
  • 3-150 Mean (SD);

  • 3-151 median (range).