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Table 2 Laboratory parameters of study population and comparisons between subgroups

From: Risk factors associated with brachial–ankle pulse wave velocity among peritoneal dialysis patients in Macao

Variables Total Low baPWV Group High baPWV Group p Value
(n=96) (n=56) (n=40)
Serum Albumin(g/L) 38.72 ± 4.85 40.41 ± 3.50 36.35 ± 5.48 <0.001
Pre-Albumin(g/L) 40.16 ± 10.84 42.75 ± 9.61 35.92 ± 11.53 0.004
Cholesterol(mmol/L) 4.82 ± 1.17 4.87 ± 1.35 4.77 ± 0.88 0.682
Triglycerides(mmol/L) 1.92 (0.43, 8.70) 1.79 (0.43, 5.38) 2.08 (0.89, 8.70) 0.314
LDL-cholesterol(mmol/L) 2.72 ± 1.13 2.73 ± 1.23 2.70 ± 0.97 0.909
HDL-cholesterol(mmol/L) 1.22 ± 0.44 1.25 ± 0.50 1.18 ± 0.35 0.451
Hemoglobin(g/dL) 11.17 ± 1.39 11.32 ± 1.41 10.96 ± 1.35 0.214
Hematocrit(%) 32.76 ± 4.26 33.19 ± 4.47 32.15 ± 3.91 0.239
Ferritin(ug/L) 658.89 ± 457.06 549.51 ± 343.48 812.04 ± 548.87 0.009
C-reactive protein(mg/L) 0.41 (0.10, 15.70) 0.37 (0.10, 4.46) 0.59 (0.10, 15.70) 0.104
Calcium(mmol/L) 2.40 ± 0.25 2.37 ± 0.21 2.44 ± 0.30 0.186
Phosphate(mmol/L) 1.53 ± 0.43 1.60 ± 0.44 1.44 ± 0.40 0.071
Calcium-phosphate product[(mmol/L)2] 3.67 ± 1.12 3.79 ± 1.18 3.49 ± 1.02 0.198
intact-PTH(pg/ml) 342.50 (11.50, 1761.00) 360.75 (11.50, 1486.00) 306.20 (56.45, 1761.00) 0.970
Kt/V (total) 2.11 ± 0.58 2.13 ± 0.68 2.09 ± 0.40 0.783
Kt/V (renal) 0.35 ± 0.48 0.43 ± 0.52 0.24 ± 0.41 0.052
CCr (total) 59.04 (42.23, 138.22) 60.58 (42.23, 138.22) 58.37 (42.51, 117.01) 0.476
CCr (renal) 6.16 (0.00, 90.00) 14.52 (0.00, 90.00) 0.46 (0.00, 75.49) 0.008
  1. Data were divided into two groups according to mean baPWV value.
  2. Abbreviations: baPWV, brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; PTH, parathyroid hormone; CCr, creatinine clearance.