Table 1

Patient demographics and clinical characteristics
Training-group Testing-group
CKD HD P.value CKD HD P.value
Number 9 17 / 11 13 /
Gender (M/F) 5/4 10/7 0.87 6/5 8/5 0.72
Age (years) 52.12 ± 5.39 52.86 ± 8.63 0.95 51.03 ± 7.59 50.32 ± 9.18 0.95
Cause of CKD: GN,ADPKD, renal vascular, desease, unknown 1,3,2,3 2,6,4,5 0.90 2,4,3,2 2,4,2,5 0.72
Time on dialysis(years) / 4.98 ± 0.56 / / 5.16 ± 0.75 /
BMI (kg/m2) 21.4 ± 1.16 21.8 ± 1.01 0.80 21.9 ± 0.82 21.5 ± 2.23 0.90
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 135 ± 13.22 136 ± 13.22 0.96 137 ± 9.62 137 ± 12.86 0.98
Diastolyic blood pressure (mmHg) 82 ± 9.43 84 ± 10.01 0.89 82.3 ± 9.85 86 ± 9.67 0.81
CRP (ng/ml) 2.65 ± 2.49 3.11 ± 3.45 0.92 2.32 ± 2.69 3.33 ± 3.62 0.85
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 11.13 ± 1.01 11.48 ± 1.98 0.90 11.86 ± 1.67 11.38 ± 1.85 0.87

GN: Glomerulonephritis; ADPKD: Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease; BMI: Body mass index; CRP: C reactive protein. Values are expressed as mean±SD. P-values calculated by T-Test.

Zaza et al.

Zaza et al. BMC Medical Genomics 2013 6:17   doi:10.1186/1755-8794-6-17

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