Table 1.

Demographic, clinical and laboratory findings of subjects (N = 388)

CharacteristicValue
Male gender (%)77.8
Age (yrs)52.6 ± 12.7
Diabetes, type II (%)15.8
GFR (mL/s)1.05 ± 0.67 (64 ± 40 ml/min)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)134.3 ± 16.5
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)80.2 ± 7.8
Pulse pressure (mmHg)53.9 ± 15.9
i-PTH (ng/L)106.8 ± 126.8 (106.8 ± 126.8 pg/ml)
Serum calcium (mmol/L)2.37 ± 0.14 (9.52 ± 0.57 mg/dl)
Serum calcium (mmol/L)2.57 ± 0.14 (10.3 ± 0.57 mg/dl)
Serum phosphorus (mmol/L)1.26 ± 0.29 (3.90 ± 0.91 mg/dl)
Ca × P product (mg2/dl2)39.9 ± 8.59
LDL-C (mmol/L)3.04 ± 1.10 (117.6 ± 42.6 mg/dl)
Homocysteine (μmol/L)182.7 ± 169.4 (24.7 ± 22.9 nmol/ml)
Fibrinogen (μmol/L)10.8 ± 3.3 (367 ± 112.1 mg/dl)
HsCRP (mg/L)0.49 ± 0.77
  • Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation. Gender and diabetes mellitus are reported as proportion of population. GFR, glomerular filtration rate; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C reactive protein; i-PTH, intact parathyroid hormone; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol; Ca × P, calcium–phosphorus product.