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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients (n = 484)

From: Peripheral artery disease in peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis patients: single-center retrospective study in Taiwan

Variables Total (n=484) HD group (n=380) PD group (n=104) P-value
Age (years)1 57.91±13.64 60.39±12.81 48.87±12.76 <0.001*
Gender, n (%)2     0.131
Male 213 (44.0) 174 (45.8) 39 (37.5)  
Female 271 (56.0) 206 (54.2) 65 (62.5)  
BMI (kg/m2)1 22.49±3.43 22.44±3.34 22.67±3.77 0.533
Duration of Dialysis (months)3 48 (26, 88) 55 (31, 94) 36 (14, 57) <0.001*
DM, n (%)2 158 (32.6) 139 (36.6) 19 (18.3) <0.001*
HT, n (%)2 356 (73.6) 280 (73.7) 76 (73.1) 0.901
Hyperlipidemia, n (%)2 199 (41.1) 149 (39.2) 50 (48.1) 0.103
Smoking, n (%)2 124 (25.6) 109 (28.7) 15 (14.4) 0.003*
PAD, n (%)2     <0.001*
Non 396 (81.8) 297 (78.2) 99 (95.2)
PAD-one 47 (9.7) 45 (11.8) 2 (1.9)
PAD-two 41 (8.5) 38 (10.0) 3 (2.9)
Daugirdes Kt/V per dialysis session1 1.90±0.40 1.81±0.35 2.22±0.41 <0.001*
Hct (%)1 30.10±4.36 30.37±4.12 29.13±5.04 0.023*
TCO2 (mmol/L)1 23.54±2.87 22.71±2.32 26.60±2.60 <0.001*
Albumin (g /dL)1 3.94±0.38 3.97±0.37 3.80±0.39 <0.001*
i-PTH (pg/ mL)3 284.8 (163.4, 480.7) 281.7 (166.2, 468.9) 328.9 (160.7, 512.0) 0.541
Ferritin (ng/ mL)3 573.0 (364.0, 761.7) 632.8 (487.5, 799.6) 330.7 (173.1, 482.1) <0.001*
Cholesterol (mg/dL)3 183 (154, 209) 179 (151, 205) 190 (172, 213) 0.012*
TG (mg/ dL)3 125 (82, 195) 124 (82, 194) 130 (82, 232) 0.372
Fasting blood sugar (mg/dL)3 95 (83, 117) 90 (81, 117) 104 (95, 116) <0.001*
Cr (mg/dL)1,4 11.01±2.77 10.61±2.44 12.44±3.40 <0.001*
Uric Acid (mg/dL)1 7.23±1.30 7.35±1.31 6.80±1.15 <0.001*
Ca (mg/dL)1 9.07±0.83 8.97±0.79 9.44±0.87 <0.001*
P (mg/dL)1 5.41±1.38 5.32±1.37 5.73±1.36 0.006*
Ca×P (mg/dL)1 49.16±13.64 47.78±13.26 54.15±13.90 <0.001*
  1. * significant difference between groups (p<0.05).
  2. P-values were calculated by: 1Independent two sample t-test (mean ± SD); 2Chi-square test (number [percentage]); 3Mann-Whitney U test (median [IQR]); 4Cr was measured pre-dialysis.