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Table 2 Concentrations of proteins in urine

From: The physiological determinants of low-level urine cadmium: an assessment in a cross-sectional study among schoolchildren

  Girls Boys P-value
U-RBP
 μg/L 104 (69.3–136) 96.2 (68.8–153) 0.56
 μg/g creatinine 158 (124–201) 139 (102–200) 0.15
 μg/L adjusted for SG 101 (75.8–144) 96.2 (66.8–139) 0.23
U-Alb
 mg/L 2.62 (1.26–5.59) 1.55 (0.85–3.37) 0.04
 mg/g creatinine 4.10 (2.30–7.60) 2.40 (1.28–4.70) 0.002
 mg/L adjusted for SG 2.65 (1.46–5.57) 1.56 (0.80–3.09) 0.004
U-A1M
 mg/L 2.10 (1.10–3.30) 2.60 (1.57–3.92) 0.003
 mg/g creatinine 3.14 (1.89–5.63) 3.75 (2.53–5.38) 0.08
 mg/L adjusted for SG 2.10 (1.31–3.30) 2.50 (1.60–3.93) 0.06
U-β2ma
 μg/L 77.5 (38.5–121) 82.0 (46.0–124) 0.62
 μg/g creatinine 135 (86.4–182) 119 (72.8–153) 0.33
 μg/L adjusted for SG 83.4 (60.4–121) 76.0 (49.5–106) 0.40
U-CC16b
 μg/L 1.79 (0.82–3.49) 1.50 (0.79–2.53) 0.35
 μg/g creatinine 2.80 (1.10–5.70) 2.00 (1.10–4.40) 0.32
 μg/L adjusted for SG 1.79 (0.80–3.61) 1.39 (0.74–2.55) 0.27
  1. aGirls n = 104; boys, n = 134. bGirls, n = 78; n = 104 boys. Values are median (interquartile range)