Table 3.

Univariate analysis: Association between baseline covariates and 24-h urinary protein excretion at month 3 (retrospective study)a

Baseline CovariateCoefficientSESβCP
Age (yr)+0.020.011+0.480.082
Gender (male/female)−0.970.339−0.640.014
Body weight (kg)+0.030.014+0.0570.032
SBP (mmHg)+0.010.008+0.3140.275
DBP (mmHg)+0.040.019+0.5300.051
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)+0.370.257+0.3810.179
Creatinine clearance (ml/min per 1.73 m2)+0.0010.008+0.0230.937
Urinary protein excretion (g/24 h)+1.3480.406+0.6920.006
Albumin fractional clearance (×1000)+0.1600.064+0.5850.028
Serum albumin (mg/dl)−0.1730.491−0.1010.731
Serum cholesterol (mg/dl)+0.0050.002+0.4970.071
Serum triglycerides (mg/dl)+0.0040.002+0.4770.085
Glomerular score (score)+0.5220.148+0.7140.004
Glomeruli with global sclerosis (%)+0.0270.021+0.3500.220
Glomeruli with segmental sclerosis (%)+0.0250.017+0.3930.165
Mesangial matrix (score)+0.5000.249+0.5010.068
TI score (score)+0.6360.140+0.794<0.001
Tubular atrophy (score)+0.4870.120+0.7610.002
Interstitial fibrosis (score)+0.4500.111+0.7610.002
Interstitial inflammation (score)+0.7710.267+0.6410.014
Vascular score (score)+0.2570.214+0.3560.257
Stage (score)+0.3870.194+0.4980.070
  • a SβC, standardized β coefficient.