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Table 4 Correlation between carotid intima media thickness and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among chronic kidney disease, peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis patients

From: Atherosclerotic vascular disease is more prevalent among black ESKD patients on long-term CAPD in South Africa

Parameter CKD (n = 40) rho (p-value) CAPD (n = 40) rho (p-value) HD (n = 40) rho (p-value) TOTAL (n = 120) rho (p-value)
Age 0.48 (0.002) 0.28 (0.077) 0.27 (0.099) 0.33 (< 0.001)
BMI 0.21 (0.205) 0.10 (0.538) 0.03 (0.845) 0.04 (0.651)
WHR 0.36 (0.023) 0.31 (0.051) 0.13 (0.429) 0.27 (0.003)
SBP 0.16 (0.318) 0.21 (0.187) - 0.09 (0.579) 0.12 (0.187)
TC - 0.05 (0.760) - 0.04 (0.834) - 0.13 (0.428) 0.08 (0.411)
TG - 0.19 (0.240) - 0.07 (0.681) - 0.03 (0.845) - 0.05 (0.606)
LDL 0.19 (0.244) 0.11 (0.501) - 0.33 (0.040) 0.13 (0.173)
HDL - 0.29 (0.069) 0.17 (0.291) 0.48 (0.002) 0.14 (0.130)
Castelli1 0.16 (0.322) - 0.19 (0.238) - 0.43 (0.006) - 0.06 (0.500)
Castelli2 0.19 (0.245) - 0.07 (0.662) - 0.44 (0.004) - 0.03 (0.772)
AC 0.16 (0.322) - 0.19 (0.238) - 0.43 (0.006) - 0.06 (0.500)
AIP - 0.01 (0.955) - 0.14 (0.383) - 0.20 (0.219) - 0.09 (0.349)
non-HDL 0.09 (0.574) - 0.11 (0.500) - 0.29 (0.070) 0.04 (0.662)
LCI 0.04 (0.824) - 0.10 (0.557) - 0.20 (0.219) 0.01 (0.893)
Calcium (mmol/l) - 0.12 (0.456) - 0.02 (0.889) - 0.09 (0.556) - 0.12 (0.184)
Phos. (mmol/l) 0.00 (0.982) 0.09 (0.602) - 0.13 (0.425) 0.10 (0.277)
CaXPo4 (mg2/dl2) - 0.02 (0.898) 0.05 (0.749) - 0.13 (0.425) 0.06 (0.508)
EF - 0.19 (0.230) - 0.01 (0.930) 0.01 (0.893) - 0.11 (0.244)
LAD 0.20 (0.217) 0.55 (< 0.001) - 0.17 (0.300) 0.21 (0.025)
LVMI 0.40 (0.012) 0.42 (0.006) 0.44 (0.005) 0.43 (< 0.001)
  1. CKD Chronic kidney disease, CAPD Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, HD Haemodialysis, BMI Body mass index, WHR Waist-hip ratio, SBP Systolic blood pressure, MABP Mean arterial blood pressure, TC Total cholesterol, TG Triglyceride, LDL Low density lipoprotein, HDL High density lipoprotein, eGFR Estimated glomerular filtration rate, AC Atherogenic coefficient, AIP Atherogenic index of plasma; non-HDL- non- high density lipoprotein; LCI Lipoprotein combine index, Phos Phosphate, CaXPo4 Calcium-phosphate product, EF Ejection fraction, LAD Left atrial diameter, LVM Left ventricular mass, LVMI Left ventricular mass index
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