Table 3.

The histologic characteristics in different histopathologic classes

Histopathologic ParametersFocal, n=27Mixed, n=82Crescentic, n=47Sclerotic, n=59P Value
Normal glomeruli, %67.3±14.722.5±13.2a19.5±13.6a12.8±13.0ac<0.001
Global sclerotic glomeruli, %8.5±7.928.1±13.6a11.1±12.3b67.6±12.4a,b,d<0.001
Cellular crescents, %19.8±15.127.6±13.263.0±9.6a,b14.3±11.3b,d<0.001
Chronic tubulointerstitial lesions score1 (1–2)2 (1–2)2 (1–2)3 (2–3)a,b,d<0.001
  • a P<0.01 (focal versus mixed, crescentic, or sclerotic).

  • b P<0.01 (mixed versus crescentic or sclerotic).

  • c P<0.05 (crescentic versus sclerotic).

  • d P<0.01 (crescentic versus sclerotic).