Table 2.

Correlation coefficients (ρ) between demographic, biochemical, and bone histomorphometric parameters

SclerostinDkk-1iPTHAgeHD DurationCalciumPhosphorus
Ac.f.−0.36a0.160.22b−0.090.020.010.02
BFR/BS−0.35a0.150.23b−0.110.01−0.010.04
BFR/Ob0.31a−0.05−0.26a0.22b0.010.110.04
NOb/BPm−0.45a0.090.34a−0.25a−0.03−0.130.03
NOc/BPm−0.24b−0.060.25a−0.20b−0.05−0.070.01
E.De−0.32a−0.02−0.02−0.23b−0.03−0.13−0.30a
BV/TV−0.29a−0.060.35a−0.24b0.01−0.14−0.12
Ct.Po−0.02−0.200.31b−0.19−0.22−0.160.05
Ct.Wi−0.150.010.20−0.240.04−0.26b0.01
O.Th−0.42a0.010.27a−0.160.05−0.51a−0.22b
Mlt−0.20b−0.030.07−0.010.10−0.47a−0.27a
  • HD duration, hemodialysis duration; E.De, erosion depth; Ct.Po, cortical porosity; Ct.Wi, cortical width; O.Th, osteoid thickness; Mlt, mineralization lag time.

  • a P < 0.05.

  • b P < 0.2 for entry into regression analysis.