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Table 1 Clinical data of 37 patients with lupus nephritis at the time of first renal biopsy

From: The renal metallothionein expression profile is altered in human lupus nephritis

  Number of patients Median Lower quartile Upper quartile
Age (years) 37 29.6 19.6 46.5
Duration of systemic lupus erythematosus before biopsy (years) 37 0.4 0.0 7.6
Duration of follow-up (years)a 37 5.0 1.1 8.0
Creatinine clearance (% of expected) 37 77 60 100
Serum albumin (μmol/l) 37 411 304 498
24-hour urinary protein excretion (g) 37 4.9 2.1 15.1
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 36 130 116 160
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 36 90 71 90
  1. aDuration of follow-up after first renal biopsy.