TABLE 1

Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of Members With KD Versus the Matched Non-KD Members

CharacteristicKD Patients (n = 546)Matched Non-KD Members (n = 2218)P
Age at analysisa, mean (SD), y21.3 (5.1)21.2 (5.1).74b
Male gender, n (%)333 (61.0)1362 (61.4).86c
Race/ethnicity, n (%)<.001c
 White202 (37.0)854 (38.5)
 Hispanic98 (17.9)379 (17.1)
 Asian/ Pacific Islander101 (18.5)224 (10.1)
 African American71 (13.0)182 (8.2)
 Multiracial/other18 (3.3)61 (2.8)
 Unknown54 (9.9)518 (23.4)
Hypertension, n (%)17 (3.1)37 (1.7).029c
Hyperlipidemia, n (%)12 (2.2)32 (1.4).21c
Diabetes mellitus, n (%)2 (0.4)15 (0.7).55d
BMI, mean (SD)25.3 (5.5)25.6 (6.2).38b
Follow-up time, mean (SD), y14.9 (6.3)14.6 (6.2).26b
  • a Date of analysis: August 1, 2011.

  • b t test.

  • c χ2 test.

  • d Fisher’s exact test.