Table 4.

Points associated with each risk factor in the CKD mortality equation derived in the Cardiovascular Health Study

Risk Factor CategoriesPoints
Age (yr)
 70–740
 75–791
 80–842
  ≥854
Sex
 Women0
 Men1
Race
 Black0
 White1
eGFR creatinine (ml/min per 1.73 m2)
 50–590
 40–491
 30–392
 <304
Urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio≥30 mg/g
 No0
 Yes1
Diabetes
 No0
 Yes1
Smoking
 Never0
 Former1
 Current2
Prevalent heart failure
 No0
 Yes2
Prevalent stroke
 No0
 Yes1