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Table 6 Baseline characteristics of patients

From: Urinary and dietary sodium and potassium associated with blood pressure control in treated hypertensive kidney transplant recipients: an observational study

  Mean ± sd [min-max]
N 70
Men/women (N) 43/27
Age (years) 56 ± 11.5 [33–76]
Graft survival (years) 7.0 ± 6.6 [1-25]
Hemodialysis vintage (years) 2.7 ± 3.7 [1 month-7.9 y]
GFR (ml/min) 65.6 ± 24 [26–133]
BMI (kg/m2) 25.8 ± 4.7 [16-37]
BMI ≥30 15 (21%)
Diabetes (N,%) 19 (27)
Current smokers (N,%) 9 (13)
Office SBP (mmHg) 136 ± 14 [107–175]
Office DBP (mmHg) 83 ± 12 [50–108]
24 h urinary Na + (mmol) 167 ± 83 [45–463]
24 h urinary K + (mmol) 62 ± 24 [25–134]
NaCl (g/24 h) 9.9 ± 4.9 [2.6-27]
Urinary Na+/K + ratio 2.9 ± 1.2 [0.8-6]