Table 1.

Characteristics of MESA participants with baseline eGFRcr ≥60 ml/min per 1.73 m2 by concentricity quartiles

CharacteristicConcentricity Quartiles (g/ml)
≤1.001.01–1.131.14–1.29≥1.30
Number of participants1016994957899
Age (yr)58 (9)59 (9)60 (10)63 (9)
Men302 (30)439 (44)519 (54)606 (67)
Race
 white453 (45)414 (42)341 (36)286 (32)
 Chinese163 (16)140 (14)128 (13)85 (10)
 black169 (17)219 (22)253 (26)339 (38)
 Hispanic231 (23)221 (22)235 (25)189 (21)
Body mass index (kg/m2)26.7 (5.0)27.5 (4.8)28.0 (4.9)28.9 (4.7)
Weight (kg)73 (16)76 (16)78 (16)82 (15)
Smoking
 never581 (57)532 (54)476 (50)410 (46)
 former340 (34)338 (34)345 (36)346 (39)
 current93 (9)123 (12)134 (14)141 (16)
Hypertension234 (23)347 (35)411 (43)488 (54)
Diabetes mellitus59 (6)98 (10)95 (10)157 (18)
Hypertension medication211 (21)288 (29)325 (34)388 (43)
Lipid-lowering medication115 (11)122 (12)146 (15)174 (19)
Systolic BP116 (19)122 (19)126 (20)132 (21)
Diastolic BP68 (10)71 (10)73 (10)76 (10)
Total cholesterol196 (36)194 (34)194 (34)193 (35)
HDL (mg/dl)55 (16)51 (15)49 (15)48 (13)
LDL (mg/dl)117 (31)117 (31)118 (31)118 (31)
Triglycerides (mg/dl)99 (70, 145)112 (79, 160)113 (78, 162)116 (82, 175)
Urine albumin/creatinine ratio (mg/g)4.4 (3.0, 6.8)4.6 (3.1, 8.3)5.1 (3.3, 10.1)6.4 (3.8, 13.6)
IL-6 (pg/ml)1.01 (0.66, 1.58)1.02 (0.69, 1.59)1.12 (0.69, 1.76)1.21 (0.83, 1.84)
C-reactive protein (mg/L)1.54 (0.70, 3.94)1.52 (0.70, 3.87)1.70 (0.77, 3.94)1.98 (0.87, 4.11)
eGFRcr at baseline (ml/min per 1.73 m2)83 (13)82 (13)82 (13)82 (13)
eGFRcys at baseline (ml/min per 1.73 m2)101 (15)98 (15)96 (15)92 (16)
  • Data are presented as n (%) or median (interquartile range). MESA, Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis; eGFRcr, estimated GFR by creatinine; eGFRcys, estimated GFR by cystatin C.