Table 1

Clinical characteristics of patients with ESRD (cases) and control group
Case group Control group p value
No. 276 288
Agea 50.0 ± 0.78 52.8 ± 1.03 0.030
Maleb 108 (39.1%) 119 (41.3%) 0.573
Primary diseaseb
 Glomerulonephritis 82 (29.7%) NA -
 Arterial hypertension 30 (10.9%) NA -
 Diabetic nephropathy 20 (7.2%) NA -
 Tubulointerstitial nephritis 28 (10.1%) NA -
 Obstructive uropathy 11 (4.0%) NA -
 Vascular causes 5 (1.8%) NA -
 Polycystic kidney disease 37 (13.4%) NA -
 Others 63 (22.8%) NA -

a Mean ± standard error of mean (s.e.m.). b Absolute number (percentage). NA: not applicable.

Jimenez-Sousa et al.

Jimenez-Sousa et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2012 13:58   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-13-58

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