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Table 8 Correlation coefficients and p value for BNP and the studied parameter

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

  Mean SD r p
Age 68.51212 12.86282 0.222574 <.0001
Hemodialysis vintage (year) 6.476169 5.092643 0.017756 0.6489
BMI (kg/m2) 22.2116 3.056318 -0.14469 0.0002
Albumin (g/dl) 3.490455 0.4122 -0.29155 <.0001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl) 153.0382 29.14238 -0.11052 0.0079
Kt/V 1.532889 0.342536 -0.1803 <.0001
nPCR (g/kg/day) 0.782168 0.15667 -0.19454 <.0001
%CGR (%) 92.01985 24.93402 -0.21274 <.0001
Transthyretin (mg/dl) 28.45586 8.384788 -0.39012 <.0001
  1. BMI body mass index, nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, %CGR percent creatinine generation rate