TABLE 1

Demographic characteristics of African American cohort

nAgeBMI% femaleAge at onset of type 2 diabetesAge at onset of ESRD
Nondiabetic control subjects87150.9 ± 11.629.5 ± 7.055.1
Diabetic nephropathy85161.8 ± 10.0*29.4 ± 6.862.741.0 ± 12.058.5 ± 10.2
Type 2 diabetes (no nephropathy)31758.6 ± 11.5*32.9 ± 7.1*65.543.8 ± 12.0
  • *

    * Mean is significantly different from nondiabetic subjects (P < 0.05).

  • Mean is significantly different (P < 0.05) from the type 2 diabetes (no nephropathy) case subjects.