Table 1.

Baseline demographics of all patients and those who completed the study

DemographicAll Patients(n = 59)Patients Who Completed the Study(n = 43)
Age (yr; mean ± SD)58.4 ± 16.158.4 ± 15.6
Gender (F:M)17:4210:32
Ethnicity (n [%])
    white53 (89.8)37 (88.1)
    Afro-Caribbean5 (8.5)4 (9.5)
    Asian1 (1.7)1 (2.4)
Diabetes (n [%])19 (32.2)13 (31.0)
Stoke comorbidity score
    low16 (27.1)13 (31.0)
    medium29 (49.2)22 (52.4)
    high14 (23.7)7 (16.7)
SGA (n [%])
    A50 (84.7)36 (85.7)
    B9 (15.3)6 (14.3)
Height (m; mean ± SD)1.71 ± 0.091.72 ± 0.09
Weight post-HD (kg; mean ± SD)78.5 ± 18.579.1 ± 18.9
Clinical dry weight (kg; mean ± SD)78.4 ± 18.578.9 ± 18.9
BMI (mean ± SD)26.7 ± 5.426.5 ± 5.7
  • SGA, subjective global assessment.