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Table 1 Comparison of prenatal famine exposed and non-exposed groups on selected parameters. Wollo, Ethiopia, Independent samples T test

From: Consequences of exposure to prenatal famine on estimated glomerular filtration rate and risk of chronic kidney disease among survivors of the great Ethiopian famine (1983–85): a historical cohort study

  Exposed
Mean (SD)
Non exposed Mean (SD) Mean difference 95(CI)
eGFR 107.95 (27.49) 114.48 (24.8) −6.53(−11.43, − 1.63)*
BMI 23.03 (3.82) 22.64 (3.94) 0.39 (− 0.34, 1.11)
Triglycerides 107.26 (57) 91.67 (49.95) 17.33 (7.33, 27.33)*
Fasting blood glucose 86.44 (20.01) 82.91 (17.58) 3.13 (−0.39, 6.64)
Total cholesterol 138.17 (56.3) 130.69 (51.0) 7.48 (−2.57, 17.53)
HDL Cholesterol 44.21 ± 12.28 45.24 (12.31) −0.83 (−3.09, 1.43)
Creatinine 0.78 (0.2) 0.75 (0.20) 0.03 (0.003, 0.07)*
Systolic BP (MmHg) 114.45 (12.50) 112.61 (11.99) 1.49 (−0.78, 3.75)
  1. * Significant at P < 0.01, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate, CI confidence interval, BMI body mass index, HDL High density lipoprotein, BP blood pressure