Table 3.

Comparison between survivors and patients with all-cause mortalitya

ParameterSurvivors (n = 82)Fatalities (n = 14)P
Systolic WAB (mmHg)140.5 ± 18.4148.1 ± 23.50.1702
Diastolic WAB (mmHg)79.5 ± 9.675.4 ± 8.60.1355
Mean WAB (mmHg)100.1 ± 11.099.9 ± 11.40.9643
pWAB (mmHg)64.2 ± 13.575.1 ± 19.30.0110
Predialysis SBP (mmHg)155.4 ± 19.8164.1 ± 27.60.1577
Predialysis DBP (mmHg)83.2 ± 10.881.0 ± 9.90.3412
Predialysis mean BP (mmHg)102.5 ± 11.0102.0 ± 10.80.6832
Predialysis pulse pressure (mmHg)66.4 ± 12.173.7 ± 14.50.0462
Postdialysis SBP (mmHg)131.1 ± 26.5142.0 ± 24.60.1538
Postdialysis DBP (mmHg)77.7 ± 13.577.4 ± 14.40.9386
Postdialysis mean BP (mmHg)93.7 ± 17.798.3 ± 14.30.3645
Postdialysis pulse pressure (mmHg)59.5 ± 15.865.6 ± 20.70.2177
Age (yr)64.8 ± 11.273.2 ± 8.30.0088
LVMI (g/m2)115.4 ± 37.7133.8 ± 50.10.1167
hANP (pg/ml)20.9 ± 17.435.2 ± 25.30.0101
iPTH (pg/ml)183.3 ± 132.4154.9 ± 94.20.4430
Hematocrit (%)32.6 ± 3.331.6 ± 3.90.2825
Albumin (g/dl)3.7 ± 0.43.6 ± 0.40.5642
  • a Data are means ± SD.