Table 1.

Comparison of patients included in the study according to morning or afternoon sampling

ParameterMorning Sampling (n = 185)Afternoon Sampling (n = 235)P
Age (years; mean ± SD)54.4 ± 13.752.4 ± 15.70.2
Dialysis vintage (months; mean ± SD)54.6 ± 46.347.2 ± 45.20.2
CVD history (%)18150.5
Diabetes (%)22240.6
Testosterone (nmol/L; mean ± SD)9.20 ± 4.528.44 ± 3.870.1
hs-CRP (mg/dl; mean ± SD)1.55 ± 2.081.88 ± 2.390.2