Table 2.

Partial Pearson correlations of log10–transformed urinary biomarkers with participant characteristics accounting for urinary creatinine normalization (n=321)

BiomarkerAgeSBPeGFRlnUACRFBGBMI
L-FABP/Cr0.050.24a−0.56a0.68a0.070.06
KIM-1/Cr0.18b0.17b−0.33a0.40a0.05−0.03
NAG/Cr0.090.16b−0.33a0.45a0.17b0.04
NGAL/Cr0.040.25a−0.41a0.48a0.0050.11
  • SBP, systolic BP; lnUACR, natural log of the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio; FBG, fasting blood glucose; BMI, body mass index; L-FABP/Cr, urinary liver fatty acid binding protein indexed to urinary creatinine; KIM-1/Cr, urinary kidney injury molecule 1 indexed to creatinine; NAG/Cr, urinary N-acetyl-β-d-glucosaminidase indexed to creatinine; NGAL/Cr, urinary neutrophil gelatinase–associated lipocalin indexed to creatinine.

  • a P<0.001.

  • b P<0.01.