Table 1

Demographic characteristics of CKDu cases in the endemic area, controls from the endemic area and controls from the non-endemic area
Characteristic Endemic area Non-endemic area
CKDu cases Controls Controls
Total number 733 4044 250
Males, % 37.1 42.5 56
Age (years), mean (SD) 39.1 (14.2) 43.7 (13.9) 35.5 (14.0)
Farmer, % 38 43.9 18.3
BMI, kg/m2, mean (SD) 22.3 (4.6) 21.1 (4.1) 21.7 (4.4)
ACR ≥30 mg/g 733 0 0

ACR albumin–creatinine ratio, BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation.

Jayatilake et al.

Jayatilake et al. BMC Nephrology 2013 14:180   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-14-180

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