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Table 4 Prevalence of Anemia and chronic kidney disease (estimated by glomerular filtration rate) in diabetic and non-diabetic subjects

From: Anaemia and kidney dysfunction in Caribbean Type 2 diabetic patients

  Type 2 diabetic patients Non-diabetic subjects
Males Females Males Females
Anemia (%)
(Hb < 12 g/dL [F] or < 13 g/dl [M])
22 (47.8) 50 (45.9) 2 (9.1)* 6 (20.7)
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.6 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.03 1.2 ± 0.04 0.96 ± 0.03
Glomerular filtration rate (ml/min/1.73 m2)
(index of kidney function)
71.9 ± 2.7 81.0 ± 4.5 83.9 ± 3.1* 82.6 ± 2.5
Chronic kidney disease (%)
(estimated GFR < 60 ml/min per 1.73 m2)
12 (26.7) 24 (22.2) 1 (4.5)** 1 (3.6)
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.001 for comparisons between male diabetic and non-diabetic subjects
  2. P < 0.05 for comparisons between female diabetic and non-diabetic subjects.