Table 2.

Characteristics of HD patients from the validation substudya

CharacteristicsHD Patients (n = 29)
Age (yr)57 ± 16
Gender (M/F)16/13
BMI (kg/m2)22.2 ± 2.8
Creatinine (μmol/L)1003.4 ± 247.1
BUN (mmol/L)26.8 ± 7.9
Albumin (g/L)39.0 ± 2.0
CRP (mg/L)5.2 ± 4.8
LDL (mmol/L)3.2 ± 0.8
HDL (mmol/L)1.1 ± 0.3
Triglycerides (mmol/L)2.4 ± 0.8
Glucose (mmol/L)5.9 ± 0.9
EDTA (A/B/C/D)5/11/6/7
  • a In HD patients, BUN and creatinine levels are predialysis levels. EDTA classification of primary diagnosis: A, diabetes; B, hypertension/renovascular disease; C, primary glomerular disorders; D, other primary disorders.