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Table 2 Mean values of factors in study participants

From: Range of plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in hemodialysis patients at a high risk of 1-year mortality and their relationship with the nutritional status: a retrospective cohort study in one institute

Factor Number Mean ± SD
Age 660 68.5 ± 12.9
Hemodialysis vintage (year) 660 6.48 ± 5.09
Kt/V 660 1.533 ± 0.343
nPCR (g/kg/day) 659 0.782 ± 0.157
Albumin (g/dl) 660 3.49 ± 0.412
BMI (kg/m2) 656 22.21 ± 3.06
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 576 153.04 ± 29.14
%CGR (%) 656 92.1 ± 24.93
BNP (pg/mL) 660 480.02 ± 732.01
  1. BMI body mass index, BNP brain natriuretic peptide, nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, %CGR percent creatinine generation rate