Table 3

Laboratory Data

NCH/NSA
(n = 1,275)
Chinese
(n = 181)
p Value vs. NCH/NSASouth Asian
(n = 215)
p Value vs. NCH/NSA
eGFR
 ≥60 ml/min/1.73 m242 (498/1,190)51 (86/168)0.022151 (102/201)0.0185
 <60 ml/min/1.73 m258 (692/1,190)49 (82/168)0.022149 (99/201)0.0185
Urea, mg/dl11.7 (1,177)12.9 (174)0.00329.4 (178)<0.0001
Creatinine, μmol/l147.6 (1,266)141.2 (176)0.1686131.7 (210)0.0095
Hemoglobin, g/l120.3 (1,249)121.8 (165)0.9625124.4 (203)0.8073
HDL, g/l0.98 (981)1.08 (78)<0.00011.07 (173)0.8244
Total cholesterol, g/l3.77 (1,017)3.85 (87)0.06023.99 (176)0.7283
NT-proBNP levels, pg/ml3,636 [10,263–1,442] (866)1,043 [2,783–367] (90)<0.00012,760 [10,450–840] (40)0.3192

Values are % (n/N), mean (n), or median [interquartile range] (n).

eGFR = estimated glomerular filtration rate; HDL = high-density lipoprotein; NCH/NSA = non-Chinese/non-South Asian; NT-proBNP = N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide.