Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of study participants

CharacteristicValue
Age, yr59±12
Sex, N (%)
 Male10 (50)
 Female10 (50)
Race, N (%)
 Non-Hispanic white6 (30)
 Non-Hispanic black8 (40)
 Hispanic5 (25)
Cause of kidney disease, N (%)
 Diabetes10 (50)
 Hypertension5 (25)
 GN2 (10)
 Other3 (15)
Diabetes, N (%)13 (65)
Hypertension, N (%)20 (100)
Cardiovascular disease, N (%)6 (30)
Smoking, N (%)
 Never10 (50)
 Former6 (30)
 Current4 (20)
eGFR, ml/min per 1.73 m226±8.0
Serum bicarbonate, mEq/L19.5±2.3
  • All values are mean±SD unless otherwise specified.