Table 1 —

Predialysis clinical characteristics of surviving and nonsurviving diabetic subjects on hemodialysis

SurvivorsNonsurvivorsP
n (% Male)36 (72.2)114 (72.8)0.999
Age at hemodialysis initiation (years)56.9 ± 10.561.7 ± 9.90.013*
SBP (mmHg)167 ± 19159 ± 220.052
DBP (mmHg)83 ± 1082 ± 140.580
BMI (kg/m2)23.4 ± 3.222.0 ± 3.60.086
CTR (%)51.7 ± 5.353.9 ± 6.60.061
HbA1c (%)6.7 ± 1.37.5 ± 2.10.031*
Cre (mg/dl)9.9 ± 3.38.5 ± 3.00.015*
Na (mEq/l)138 ± 5136 ± 70.149
K (mEq/l)4.5 ± 0.84.4 ± 0.90.721
TP (g/dl)6.4 ± 0.76.3 ± 0.80.494
Hb (g/dl)7.9 ± 1.57.9 ± 1.50.981
T-chol (mg/dl)203 ± 80185 ± 620.149
  • Data are n (%) or means ± SD.

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    * P < 0.05.