Australian National Diabetes Information Audit & Benchmarking (ANDIAB) 2011 Final Report

2.4.7 Microalbumin / Urinary Protein

Page last updated: December 2011

Recorded

Most recent/current Urinary Microalbumin or Protein estimation in the last 12 months, Urinary Microalbumin (or Protein) Upper Limit of Normal Range [ULN] and Units.

% Missing (Overall)

Urinary Microalbumin or Protein estimation 34.6% ;
Upper Limit of Normal Range 100%,
[100% if conditional on a Microalbumin (or Protein) result having been recorded] ;
Units 44.2%,
[15.0% if conditional on a Microalbumin (or Protein) result having been recorded].
This meant that in 50.5% of records, a Microalbumin (or Protein) result and Range ULN and Units were available for combined analysis.

Results

[1] Microalbuminuria / Proteinuria :
There were 2256 Microalbumin and 81 urinary protein results recorded overall. See Frequency Tables for n= and range data.

Table 16 gives overall results for Microalbuminuria (or Proteinuria) for the Total Groups.

Table 16 – Microalbuminuria / Proteinuria [PRU]

Microalbuminuria
All %
n = 4629
Adult %
n = 4629
Paediatric %
n = 0
Normal
60.8%
Microalbuminuria
27.0%
Macroalbuminuria
12.3%
Urinary Protein:
<150 mg/24hr
53.1%
150-300 mg/24hr
17.3%
>300 mg/24hr
29.6%
NB The urinary albumin/protein results in Table 16 represent the percent of those where the test/procedure was done [eg 27.0% of those with a microalbumin result had microalbuminuria, not 27.0% of all patients].

Tables on Pages 135-138 of Appendix 5 show the breakdown for Microalbuminuria and Proteinuria by Diabetes Type for all data. The Graphs show the spread/comparison of site’s results ranked in order for totals and broken down by Diabetes Type.
The pages are All Sites Data which in 2011 is all Adult Forms Data.

See also section 2.7.4 - Serum Creatinine Data.

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