International Journal of Nephrology / 2019 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

High Incidence of Moderately Reduced Renal Function and Lead Bioaccumulation in Agricultural Workers in Assin South District, Ghana: A Community-Based Case-Control Study

Table 3

Renal function of participants.

ParameterCases (N = 83)Controls (N = 61) value

Urea (mmol/L)4.08 ± 0.133.41 ± 0.150.0009
Creatinine (μmol/L)108.10 ± 2.25101.10 ± 2.090.0286
BUN : CRE ratio19.75 (7.92)17.84 (7.04)0.0212
BUN : CRE ratio classification0.0094
 1–2042 (51.2)42 (68.9)
 >2040 (48.8)19 (31.1)
eGFR classification0.0106
 G1 (≥90)21 (25.3)25 (41.0)
 G2 (60–89)47 (56.6)32 (52.5)
 G3a (45–59)12 (14.5)4 (6.6)
 G3b (30–44)3 (3.6)0 (0.0)

Parameters with superscript “†” were compared using median as data were nonparametric; all other parameters were compared using mean (±SD) as data were parametric; BUN : CRE means blood urea nitrogen-to-creatinine.

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