Table 2.

Biochemical characteristics of study populationa

CharacteristicMean ± SD
Blood hemoglobin (g/dl)12.1 ± 1.6
Serum bicarbonate (mmol/L)22.6 ± 3.1
Serum triglycerides (mg/dl)126 ± 64
Serum cholesterol (mg/dl)187 ± 41
Serum albumin (g/L)42.6 ± 5.1
Serum CRP (mg/L)2.1 ± 5.8
Serum PTH (pmol/L)9.0 ± 9.8
Serum calcium (mmol/L)2.37 ± 0.14
Serum phosphate (mmol/L)1.48 ± 0.26
Serum Ca × P (mmol2/L2)3.52 ± 0.64
GFR (ml/min per 1.73 m2)49 ± 19
Urine protein/creatinine ratio (g/g)1.1 ± 1.3
Fractional sodium excretion (%)2.6 ± 3.6
  • a CRP, C-reactive protein; PTH, parathyroid hormone.