Table 4.

Characteristics and outcome of patients with and without ARF

CharacteristicARF (n = 24)Non-ARF (n = 75)P
Age (yr)54.5 ± 3.441.7 ± 1.70.001
Gender (% male)63.2033.300.032
Race (% black)12.505.710.070
Hypertension (%)a68.8036.800.037
Albumin (g/dl)a1.83 ± 0.152.31 ± 0.090.015
Proteinuria (g/d)a13.14 ± 2.039.10 ± 0.700.033
Edema (%)a95.598.50.081
Creatinine (mg/dl) at last follow-up2.11 ± 0.441.15 ± 0.17<0.001
  • a At onset of the nephrotic syndrome.