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Table 1 Patient Backgrounds

From: The association between six month intra-dialytic resistance training and muscle strength or physical performance in patients with maintenance hemodialysis: a multicenter retrospective observational study

Parameter n = 306
Age, years 70 ± 11
Male 52.3%
Height, cm 159 ± 8
Weight
 Set dry weight, kg 55.6 ± 11.3
 Pre-HD weight, kg 56.8 ± 11.5
Exercise habit 44.2%
Current smoker 24.4%
Alcohol consumption habit 20.6%
Laboratory data
 Creatinine, mg/dL 10.2 ± 2.6
 Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL 61.3 ± 15.7
 Albumin, g/dL 3.6 ± 0.3
 Hemoglobin, g/dL 11.0 ± 0.9
 Total cholesterol, mg/dL 157 ± 33
Kt/V 1.65 ± 0.29
n-PCR, g/kg/day 0.89 ± 0.18
%CGR 105 ± 28
Sarcopenia 21.4%
  1. Continuous variables were summarized using the mean ± standard deviation and categorical variables were summarized by percentages
  2. %CGR percent creatinine generation rate, HD hemodialysis, n-PCR normalized protein catabolic rate