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Table 5 Pearson's correlation coefficients between serum homocystein and laboratory test values

From: Maintenance of activities of daily living despite risk from genetic polymorphism in hemodialysis patients under nutritional management who survived an average of 30 years

   (n = 77)
   r P value
Age year -0.112 0.382
Gender   -0.237 0.038*
Duration of hemodialysis year -0.072 0.568
Age at initiation of hemodialysis year -0.074 0.524
MTHFR C677T   -0.249 0.029*
Height cm 0.179 0.119
Weight(dry weight) kg 0.205 0.073
BMI kg/m2 0.139 0.227
GNRI   0.330 0.003*
BADL   0.035 0.760
serum albumin g/dL 0.271 0.017*
blood urea nitrogen (BUN) mg/dL 0.040 0.732
serum creatinine (Cr) mg/dL 0.200 0.081
urea acid (UA) mg/dL 0.211 0.065
serum sodium (Na) mEq/L 0.081 0.486
serum potassium (K) mEq/L 0.026 0.822
serum inorganic phosphorus (IP) mg/dL 0.334 0.003*
serum calcium (Ca) mg/dL -0.088 0.445
Hemoglobin (Hb) g/dL 0.071 0.541
Hematocrit (Ht) % -0.025 0.830
serum folate ng/mL -0.384 0.001*
serum homocystein (Hcy) pmol/L -0.495 <0.001*
  1. Abbreviations: MTHFR methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, BMI body mass index, GNRI geriatric nutrition risk index, BADL Barthel index
  2. Data not regularly distributed were log transformed for futher statistical analysis. *P < 0.05
  3. Adjusted for gender, age