Table 2.

Subdivision of patients by age at the onset of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

StatusOnset Age (yr)
≥1 to <2≥2 to <6≥6 to <10≥10 to <14≥14 to <16
Total
 Total (n=166)13 (8%)76 (46%)40 (24%)28 (17%)9 (5%)
 Male (n=113)8 (7%)54 (48%)24 (21%)18 (16%)9 (8%)
 Female (n=53)5 (9%)22 (42%)16 (30%)10 (19%)0 (0%)
Steroid-sensitive
 Total (n=145)8 (6%)69 (48%)37 (26%)24 (17%)7 (5%)
 Male (n=98)5 (5%)49 (50%)22 (22%)15 (15%)7 (7%)
 Female (n=47)3 (6%)20 (43%)15 (32%)9 (19%)0 (0%)
Steroid-resistant
 Total (n=21)5 (24%)7 (33%)3 (14%)4 (19%)2 (10%)
 Male (n=15)3 (20%)5 (33%)2 (13%)3 (20%)2 (13%)
 Female (n=6)2 (33%)2 (33%)1 (17%)1 (17%)0 (0%)