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Table 1 Baseline characteristics according to TG/HDL-C ratio and non-HDL/HDL-C ratio

From: Elevated TG/HDL-C and non-HDL-C/HDL-C ratios predict mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients

Variable Cases (n = 214) TG/HDL-C ratio P Non-HDL/HDL-C ratio P
TG/HDL-c < 1.94
n = 152
TG/HDL-c ≥ 1.94
n = 62
Non-HDL/HDL-C < 2.86
n = 109
Non-HDL/HDL-C ≥ 2.86
n = 105
Age, y   49 ± 14 53 ± 13 0.021 49 ± 15 51 ± 14 0.393
Male, (n, %)   88 (57.9) 38 (61.3) 0.647 69 (63.3) 57 (54.3) 0.180
BMI   21.8 ± 2.6 23.1 ± 3.1 0.476 22.1 ± 2.7 23.2 ± 2.9 0.519
Diabetes (%)   25 (16.4) 16 (25.8) 0.115 17 (15.6) 24 (22.9) 0.177
CVD (%)   10 (6.6) 5 (9.6) 0.699 8 (7.3) 7 (6.7) 0.847
Hypertension (%)   79 (52.0) 43 (69.4) 0.020 58 (53.2) 64 (61.0) 0.253
Systolic pressure (mmHg)   149.0 ± 22.2 146.2 ± 22.4 0.871 149.8 ± 22.0 146.5 ± 22.5 0.932
Diastolic pressure (mmHg)   90.4 ± 15.2 87.8 ± 15.1 0.322 90.6 ± 14.7 88.6 ± 15.7 0.833
Total Kt/V   2.08 (1.57, 2.68) 2.06 (1.54, 2.63) 0.183 2.09 (1.65,2.71) 2.11 (1.73, 2.74) 0.956
Laboratory data
 Hemoglobin, g/dL   97.9 (86.3, 108.0) 98.5 (85.5, 109.2) 0.772 97.7 (84.8, 108.0) 99.0 (87.4, 109.5) 0.619
 Albumin, g/L   34.5 ± 4.1 34.3 ± 4.3 0.733 34.6 ± 4.2 34.3 ± 4.1 0.580
 Creatinine, umol/L   813.6 (631.8, 1091.1) 847.6 (738.2, 1047.1) 0.822 871.9 (660.8, 1100.0) 825.3 (683.0, 1026.2) 0.681
 BUN, mmol/L   17.2 (13.5, 20.9) 16.9 (13.9, 20.4) 0.569 17.2 (14.3, 21.3) 16.9 (13.4, 20.2) 0.383
 Uric acid, umol/L   430.6 (378.2, 489.6) 463.8 (392.8, 546.0) 0.036 426.0 (379.8, 489.3) 451.6 (371.7, 517.0) 0.117
 K, mmol/L   3.9 (3.3, 4.5) 3.7 (3.3, 4.2) 0.197 3.9 (3.3, 4.5) 3.8 (3.3, 4.4) 0.900
 Ca, mmol/L   2.1 (2.0, 2.2) 2.1 (1.9, 2.3) 0.755 2.0 (1.9, 2.2) 2.1 (2.0, 2.4) 0.047
 Na, mmol/L   140.0 (136.3, 142.6) 139.0 (134.9, 142.3) 0.086 139.7 (135.9, 142.3) 140.0 (137.0, 142.9) 0.486
 P, mmol/L   1.5 (1.2, 1.9) 1.7 (1.4, 2.0) 0.302 1.6 (1.3, 1.9) 1.6 (1.2, 2.0) 0.631
 iPTH, pmol/L   24.0 (11.9, 64.2) 24.9 (10.4, 52.9) 0.805 23.0 (13.9, 68.5) 25.0 (7.5, 48.5) 0.966
 TC, mmol/L   1.3 ± 0.6 4.6 ± 1.3 0.770 4.1 ± 1.0 5.0 ± 1.4 < 0.001
 TG, mmol/L   1.2 (0.9, 1.5) 2.6 (2.2, 3.3) 0.000 1.2 (0.8, 1.5) 2.0 (1.4, 3.0) < 0.001
 HDL-C, mmol/L   1.2 (1.0, 1.5) 0.9 (0.8, 1.0) < 0.001 1.3 (1.1, 1.6) 1.0 (0.8, 1.2) < 0.001
 LDL-C, mmol/L   1.8 (1.3,2.5) 1.8 (1.1, 2.3) 0.158 1.6 (1.2, 2.2) 2.0 (1.5, 2.7) 0.002
 Non-HDL-C, mmol/L   3.2 ± 1.2 3.6 ± 1.2 0.014 2.7 ± 0.8 4.0 ± 1.2 < 0.001
Medications
 Statin/Fibrate, n (%)   48 (31.6) 39 (62.9) < 0.001 31 (28.4) 77 (73.3) < 0.001
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD, median and interquartile range, or number (percentage) as appropriate. CVD Cardiovascular disease, TG triglyceride, TC total cholesterol, BUN blood urea nitrogen, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, iPTH intact parathyroid hormone