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Table 2 Clinical and demographic characteristics of all maintenance dialysis patients with and without peripheral arterial disease (PAD) (n = 484)

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

Variables Non-PAD (n=396) PAD (n=88) P-value
Age (years)1 55.52±13.10 68.66±10.54 <0.001*
Gender, n (%)2    0.136
Male 168 (42.4) 45 (51.1)  
Female 228 (57.6) 43 (48.9)  
BMI (kg/m2)1 22.53±3.56 22.30±2.82 0.566
Type of dialysis, n (%)2    <0.001*
HD 297 (75.0) 83 (94.3)  
PD 99 (25.0) 5 (5.7)  
Duration of Dialysis(months)3 47 (25, 86) 57 (27, 96) 0.318
DM, n (%)2 104 (26.3) 54 (61.4) <0.001*
HT, n (%)2 292 (73.7) 64 (72.7) 0.846
Hyperlipidemia, n (%)2 158 (39.9) 41 (46.6) 0.248
Smoking, n (%)2 93 (23.5) 31 (35.2) 0.022*
Daugirdes Kt/V1 1.91±0.39 1.85±0.46 0.218
Hct (%)1 30.02±4.50 30.44±3.66 0.418
TCO2 (mmol/L)1 23.55±2.95 23.51±2.45 0.897
Albumin (g /dL)1 3.96±0.38 3.84±0.38 0.012*
i-PTH (pg/ mL)3 309.1(173.1, 497.8) 223.6 (101.8, 385.6) 0.002*
Ferritin (ng/ mL)3 559.2 (354.0, 754.3) 651.3 (479.1, 846.8) 0.017*
Cholesterol (mg/dL)3 183 (154.5, 204.5) 178 (150, 216) 0.915
TG (mg/ dL)3 122 (82, 192) 137 (81, 213) 0.398
Blood sugar (mg/dL)3 93 (82, 112) 107 (85, 159) <0.001*
Cr (mg/dL)1 11.38±2.67 9.33±2.61 <0.001*
Uric Acid (mg/dL)1 7.27±1.29 7.05±1.33 0.142
Ca (mg/dL)1 9.07±0.84 9.07±0.78 0.990
P (mg/dL)1 5.46±1.35 5.16±1.51 0.064
Ca×P (mg/dL)1 49.66±13.42 46.84±14.47 0.081
  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]); and 3Mann-Whitney U test (median [IQR]).