Table 2.

Correlations between serum 25D levels (log transformed) and baseline clinical characteristics, nutritional status markers, mineral metabolism, and arterial calcification/function

VariablerP
Age−0.0340.380
Albumin0.2110.013
C-reactive protein−0.0210.799
Calcium0.0240.777
Phosphate−0.1190.162
1,25D0.0350.733
iPTH−0.1320.123
Systolic arterial pressure0.0810.343
Diastolic arterial pressure0.0670.432
Aortic calcification score, CT−0.1040.241
Aortic calcification score, x-ray−0.0310.738
PWV−0.0740.384
  • 25D, 25-hydroxyvitamin D; 1,25D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D; iPTH, intact parathyroid hormone; CT, computed tomography; PWV, pulse wave velocity.