Table 3.

Independent predictors of the GFR slope in the multivariate regression model

VariablesβSDtP ValueR2
Baseline eGFR−0.0250.071−2.260.030.67, F: 31.38, P<0.001
Body mass index−0.1210.095−2.840.03
Smoking−0.1940.001−1.990.05
Age−0.0290.004−2.450.03
Time-averaged proteinuria−1.2960.011−10.95<0.001
C4d+−1.0160.313−4.760.003
  • Baseline eGFR is in milliliters per minute per 1.73 m2, body mass index is in grams per meter2, smoking is yes or no, age is per year, time-averaged proteinuria is in grams per gram, C4d positive is versus C4d negative, and β indicates β error.