Table 2.

Spearman correlations between selected variables and creatinine and cystatin C among the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Participants

ParameterAgeHeightWeightCRPeGFRSCr
Creatinine0.13d0.46d0.28d−0.07e−0.66d
Cystatin C0.41d0.04e0.18d0.15d−0.54d
eGFRSCra−0.32d0.05d0.05e0.011.00
eGFRCysCb−0.41d−0.05e−0.18d−0.15d0.54d
eGFRCoCysCc−0.47d0.04f−0.05d−0.011d0.59d
  • a eGFRSCr (ml/min per 1.73 m2 body surface area [BSA]) = 186 × (creatinine)−1.154 × (age)−0.203 × 0.742 (if female) × 1.21 (if black).

  • b eGFRCysC (ml/min per 1.73 m2 BSA) = 76.7 × (cystatin C)−1.19.

  • c eGFRCoCysC (ml/min per 1.73 m2 BSA) = 127.7 × (cystatin C)−1.17 × (age)−0.13 × 0.91 (if female) × 1.06 (if black).

  • d P < 0.0001.

  • e P < 0.001.

  • f P < 0.01.