Table 5.

Demographic and laboratory characteristics of hospitalized and nonhospitalized study participants

Variablen%Mean (SD)P
Age (years)
    hospitalized38562.5 (12.4)0.30
    nonhospitalized5960.8 (12.6)
Gender0.33
    female
        hospitalized18648.3
        nonhospitalized2440.7
    male
        hospitalized19951.7
        nonhospitalized3559.3
Race0.81
    African American
        hospitalized16442.7
        nonhospitalized2745.8
    Caucasian
        hospitalized20854.2
        nonhospitalized3050.9
    other
        hospitalized123.1
        nonhospitalized23.4
Dialysis0.99
    hemodialysis
        hospitalized33386.5
        nonhospitalized5186.4
    peritoneal
        hospitalized5213.5
        nonhospitalized813.6
BMI (kg/m2)0.53
    hospitalized38529.4 (7.5)
    nonhospitalized5930.0 (6.1)
ESRD duration (years)0.97
    hospitalized3852.9 (2.6)
    nonhospitalized592.9 (2.6)
Serum albumin (g/dl)<0.01
    hospitalized3853.9 (0.4)
    nonhospitalized594.1 (0.3)
Hemoglobin (g/dl)0.37
    hospitalized38511.8 (1.2)
    nonhospitalized5911.9 (1.1)
Serum phosphorus (mg/dl)0.88
    hospitalized3785.7 (1.7)
    nonhospitalized585.8 (1.6)
GA (%)*0.39
    hospitalized38521.6 (6.2)
    nonhospitalized5921.0 (4.9)
HbA1c (%)*0.90
    hospitalized3856.9 (1.7)
    nonhospitalized596.9 (1.3)
glucose (mg/dl)*0.51
    hospitalized385173 (70)
    nonhospitalized59167 (65)
  • BMI, body mass index; GA, glycated albumin; Hb, hemoglobin, *averaged over the course of the study.