Table 2. Subject demographics

PamidronateControl
a P < 0.045 women versus men.
b P < 0.006 pamidronate versus control.
n3128
Male/female12/1919/9a
Age43.8 ± 2.344.3 ± 2.3
Years on dialysis4.5 ± 0.82.71 ± 0.6
BMI24.3 ± 4.924.1 ± 4.2
Race
    black10 (32%)9 (32.1%)
    Hispanic12 (38.7%)13 (46.4%)
    white7 (22.6%)5 (17.9%)
    Asian2 (6.5%)1 (3.6%)
ESRD
    diabetes5 (16.1%)3 (10.7%)
    hypertension11 (35.5%)17 (60.7%)
    glomerulonephritis13 (41.9%)3 (10.7%)b
    polycystic kidneys2 (6.5%)2 (7.1%)
    other3 (10.7%)