Table 2

Comparison of continuous variables between the two groups
Neglected group Under supervision P value
mean± SD(number) mean± SD (number)
Hemoglobin (gr/dl)
1st year 11.96±2.29(42) 12.45±1.86(329) 0.117
2nd year 11.56±2.28(36) 12.49±1.92 (269) 0.008*
3rd year 12.06±2.04(29) 12.64±1.86 (193) 0.121
4th year 11.65±2.29(24) 12.51±1.89 (134) 0.050*
5th year 10.35±2.51(6) 12.68±2.02 (95) 0.008*
Systolic Blood pressure(Cm Hg)
1st year 14.01±2.14 (53) 13.71±4.98 (341) 0.444
2nd year 14.18±2.04 (40) 13.32±1.77 (281) 0.005*
3rd year 14.10±2.29 (31) 13.17±1.85 (198) 0.012*
4th year 14.49±2.17 (21) 13.15±1.64 (137) 0.001*
5th year 15.14±1.95 (7) 12.96±1.80 (100) 0.003*
Diastolic Blood pressure(Cm Hg)
1st year 7.88±1.16 (53) 7.73± 4.57(341) 0.804
2nd year 8.07±1.26 (40) 7.36±0.88 (281) 0.001*
3rd year 8.15±1.30 (31) 7.43±0.96 (195) 0.006*
4th year 8.08±1.25 (21) 7.45± 0.86(137) 0.038*
5th year 8.00±1.04 (7) 7.40±0.88 (100) 0.085*
Phosphorus(mg/dl)
1st year 4.13±0.92(38) 3.97±0.65(302) 0.339
2nd year 4.42±0.97(32) 3.97±0.70(241) 0.015*
3rd year 4.18±0.77(22) 4.02±1.61(175) 0.662
4th year 4.37±0.92(21) 3.94±0.58(125) 0.048*
5th year 4.57±1.19(7) 3.96±0.66(82) 0.228

Mahdavi-Mazdeh et al.

Mahdavi-Mazdeh et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:138   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-138

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