Table 1

Baseline characteristics of participants in the original Framingham Heart Study cohort

Baseline characteristicsOverall (n=4717)*No CKD (n=4251)CKD (n=464)p Value†
Women (%)5454530.46
Age (years)454542<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)25.625.625.40.16
Ever smokers (%)6364600.07
Diabetes (%)1110.74
Hypertension (%)404131<0.001
Total plasma cholesterol (mg/dL)221.5221.9218.00.18
Serum urate (mg/dL)
  • The table is stratified by CKD status at the end of the study.

  • *There were two patients with missing values on CKD status throughout the study.

  • †p Value is for unpaired Student t test for no CKD vs CKD groups.

  • BMI, body mass index; CKD, chronic kidney disease.