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Table 2 Statistical comparisons of selected variables prior to and following treatment

From: Efficacy of long-term maintenance therapy with mycophenolate mofetil in lupus nephritis

Parameters Before (mean ± SD) After (mean ± SD) P value
Proteinuria(gr/24 h) 1.57 ± 1.11 0.27 ± 0.60 <0.001
Hematuria(n/hpf) 21.87 ± 31.15 2.28 ± 3.42 <0.001
Leukocyturia(n/hpf) 19.25 ± 27.38 2.85 ± 5.59 0.001
C3(mg/dl) 63.12 ± 28.46 97.79 ± 20.73 <0.001
C4(mg/dl) 17.19 ± 8.38 23.41 ± 8.47 0.006
Creatinine(mg/dl) 0.96 ± 0.95 0.75 ± 0.19 0.144
GFR(ml/min/1.73 m2) 83.19 ± 32.99 98.96 ± 26.73 0.060