International Journal of Nephrology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence of Microalbuminuria in Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease in Eastern Saudi Arabia

Table 2

Study variables in association with microalbuminuria.

VariableAbnormal ACR
N = 18 (25%)
Normal ACR
N = 54 (75%)
value value
No (%)No (%)

Sex
 Male10 (28.6)25 (71.4)0.4630.496
 Female8 (21.6)29 (78.4)
Age (years)
 <309 (26.5)25 (73.5)0.0740.785
 ≥309 (23.7)29 (76.3)
BMI (kg/m2)
 <2510 (26.3)28 (73.7)0.0740.785
 ≥258 (23.5)26 (76.5)
SBP (mm Hg)
 <1209 (21.4)33 (78.6)0.6860.408
 ≥1209 (30)21 (70)
DBP (mm Hg)
 <8014 (22.6)48 (77.4)1.3940.238
 ≥804 (40)6 (60)
Pain crisis
 <29 (20.9)34 (79.1)0.9430.331
 ≥29 (31)20 (69)
Hb (gm/dL)
 <107 (31.8)15 (68.2)0.7850.375
 ≥1011 (22)39 (78)
eGFR (ml/min)
 <1006 (33.3)12 (66.7)0.8890.346
 ≥10012 (22.2)42 (77.8)

ACR: albumin/creatinine ratio; BMI: body mass index; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; Hb: hemoglobin; eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate.