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Table 1 Background characteristics of the study participants

From: Changes in the ankle-brachial blood pressure index among hemodialysis patients

  All patients (n = 61)
Age (year) 57.2 ± 13.2
Gender (M/F) 33/28
Duration of HD (year) 19.8 (11.1–28.1)
Albumin (g/dL) 3.7 ± 0.3
Creatinine (mg/dL) 11.8 ± 2.3
Uric acid (mg/dL) 7.7 ± 1.4
Corrected calcium (mg/dL) 9.4 ± 0.8
Phosphate (mg/dL) 5.4 ± 1.4
Ca × P (mg/dL)2 50.6 ± 12.2
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 159 ± 36
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 102 ± 41
C-reactive protein (mg/dL) 0.07 (0.05–0.16)
Hemoglobin (g/dL) 10.7 ± 0.8
Primary Cause of ESKD, n (%)
 Chronic glomerulonephritis 43 (70.5)
 Diabetic nephropathy 5 (8.2)
 Polycystic kidney disease 3 (4.9)
 Chronic pyelonephritis 1 (1.7)
 Post transplantation 8 (13.1)
 Unknown and others 1 (1.7)
Complication, n (%)
 Hypertension 36 (59.0)
 Diabetes mellitus 9 (14.8)
  1. Mean ± SD, median (interquartile range: IQR)
  2. HD hemodialysis, Ca calcium, P phosphate, ESKD end-stage kidney disease