TABLE 3

Primary cause of death of FinnDiane study participants stratified according to UAE and estimated GFR

nPrimary cause of death
All cause[n (% cohort)]
CardiovascularCancerInfectionOther causes
UAE
    Normoalbuminuria2,29614 (47)2 (7)2 (7)12 (40)30 (1.3)
    Microalbuminuria50415 (56)*1 (4)3 (11)*7 (30)*26 (5.2)*
    Macroalbuminuria57840 (45)*3 (3)*18 (20)*28 (31)*89 (15.4)*
    ESKD29378 (58)*7 (5)*24 (18)*26 (19)*135 (46.1)*
Estimated GFR
    >1202725 (42)1 (8)1 (8)5 (42)12 (4.4)
    60–1202,69928 (46)3 (5)8 (13)22 (36)61 (2.3)
    <6046242 (51)3 (4)15 (18)22 (27)82 (17.7)
    ESKD29378 (58)7 (5)24 (18)26 (19)135 (46.1)
  • Data are n (% deaths), unless otherwise noted.

  • *P value <0.05 vs. patients with normoalbuminuria <0.05, calculated by χ2;

  • P value <0.05 vs. patients with an estimated GFR 60–120 ml/min per 1.73 m2, as calculated by χ2. ESKD, end-stage kidney disease.