Table 1.

Timetable of the PREVEND study variables used in the analyses presented here

VariablesTime of Measurement
Baseline Survey (1997 to 1998)Third Survey (2003 to 2006)
Cognitive function testRFFT
RenalAlbuminuriaAlbuminuria
Change in albuminuriaa
eGFReGFR
Change in eGFRb
Plasma creatinine
DemographicAge
Educational level
CardiovascularDiabetes mellitus
Hypertension
History of cardiovascular disease
Body mass index
Alcohol use
Cholesterol
Smoking
  • a Change in albuminuria = albuminuria at third survey minus albuminuria at baseline survey. PREVEND, Prevention of Renal and Vascular End-Stage Disease; RFFT, Ruff Figural Fluency Test; eGFR, estimated GFR.

  • b Change in eGFR = eGFR at third survey minus eGFR at baseline survey.