Table 1.

Population characteristics in the AASK and in the MDRD study equation according to ethnicity (8,13)

MDRD (all)MDRD AAMDRD non-AAAASK
Sample162819714311703
Age (years)50.648.950.853.9
Gender (% women)4042.639.235.5
GFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)39.843.639.256.9
BMI (kg/m2)2728.72730.7
Weight (kg)79.684.179.390.2
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)2.32.211.92.15
  • BMI, body mass index; MDRD, Modification of Diet in Renal Disease; AA, African American; AASK, African American Study of Hypertension and Kidney Disease.