Table 1.

Characteristics of study participants

CharacteristicFracture (n = 32)No Fracture (n = 59)
eGFR (ml/min; median [range])33 (7 to 68)30 (7 to 76)
Women (n [%])19 (59)24 (41)
Age (years; mean ± SD)72 ± 970 ± 9
Race (n [%])
    white15 (47)22 (37)
    black4 (12)4 (7)
    Hispanic13 (41)33 (56)
Weight (kg; mean ± SD)76 ± 1781 ± 14
Height (cm; mean ± SD)165 ± 10165 ± 9
BMI (mean ± SD)28 ± 529 ± 6
Duration of kidney failure (years; median [range])3.7 (0.2 to 26.0)5.1 (0.1 to 20.2)
Cause of kidney failure (n [%])
    diabetes or hypertension23 (72)42 (71)
    nephritis/nephrosis2 (6)4 (7)
    other7 (22)13 (22)
Laboratory parameters
    serum calcium (mg/dl; mean ± SD)9.5 ± 0.69.4 ± 0.5
    serum phosphorus (mg/dl; mean ± SD)4.0 ± 1.03.8 ± 0.7
    serum bicarbonate (mM/L; mean ± SD)23.8 ± 3.623.0 ± 3.1
Current alcohol consumption (n [%])3 (9)7 (12)
Current smoking (n [%])4 (12)9 (15)
Using a vitamin D supplement (n [%])20 (74)36 (61)
Using a calcium supplement (n [%])8 (27)12 (21)
Using phosphate binder (n [%])5 (17)10 (17)
  • P < 0.05. BMI, body mass index.