TABLE 3

The ORs of factors associated with the regression and remission of microalbuminuria with the pooled logistic regression model

Adjusted OR (95% CI)*
RegressionRemission
Nonmodifiable factors
    Incidence cohort (vs. prevalence)2.0 (1.03–3.9)2.0 (1.1–3.9)
Modifiable factors
    Use of ACE inhibitors or ARBs (vs. none)2.3 (1.4–4.0)1.9 (1.1–3.3)
    A1C (%)
        A1C < 6.952.2 (1.2–4.2)3.0 (1.5–6.0)
        6.95 ≤ A1C < 7.751.2 (0.6–2.3)2.1 (1.01–4.2)
        7.75 ≤ A1C1.0 (ref.)1.0 (ref.)
    SBP (mmHg)
        SBP < 1292.0 (1.04–3.9)2.7 (1.4–5.2)
        129 ≤ SBP < 1431.6 (0.8–3.0)1.8 (0.9–3.5)
        143 ≤ SBP1.0 (ref.)1.0 (ref.)
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    * The multivariate model was adjusted for sex, mean urinary albumin excretion in the initial evaluation period, total cholesterol, estimated sodium intake, and estimated protein intake. ref., reference category.