Table 2.

Correlation coefficients between various markersa

ParameterAgeMenBMISmokerSBPPPLVMAldosteroneCRP
Age (yr)1
Men−0.151
BMI (kg/m2)−0.05−0.20b1
Current smokers−0.080.23b−0.29c1
Home SBP (mmHg)0.11−0.130.09−0.041
Home PP (mmHg)0.38c−0.18b0.17b−0.130.81c1
LVM/height2.7 (g/m2.7)0.06−0.120.24d0.080.21c0.34c1
Aldosterone predialysis−0.030.060.25d−0.03−0.06−0.17b0.131
CRP0.12−0.070.19b0.020.070.130.19b0.021
  • a PP pulse pressure.

  • b P < 0.05.

  • c P < 0.001.

  • d P < 0.01.