Table 2.

Baseline demographic characteristics and risk factors according to outcome

No EventEventP
Age (years)59.268.1<0.001
Male gender (%)59620.526
Non-Caucasian (%)630.143
Diabetes (%)1729<0.001
Smoking (%)20150.066
Positive history of CV disease (%)3464<0.001
PD (%)16150.567
Dialysis vintage (months)a28300.513
Body mass index (kg/m2)25250.903
Hemoglobin (g/dl)
Albumin (g/L)37.635.6<0.001
Calciumalb (mg/dl)9.659.750.040
Phosphate (mg/dl)
Ca × P (mg2/dl2)50.949.00.049
PTH (pg/ml)a1801750.916
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)1651620.279
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)48.749.10.705
Triglycerides (mg/dl)a1391310.017
C-reactive protein (mg/L)a5.05.6<0.001
PWV (m/s)a9.511.8<0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)145151<0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80780.028
Brachial pulse pressure (mmHg)6573<0.001
Mean arterial pressure (mmHg)1021020.977
Heart rate (min−1)72720.416
AAC scorea815<0.001
  • Calciumalb, calcium corrected for albumin; Ca × P, calcium-phosphorus product; PTH, parathyroid hormone.

  • a Median value.