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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study populations

From: High incidence of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitansinfection in patients with cerebral infarction and diabetic renal failure: a cross-sectional study

  DM (n=8) Non-DM (n=13) P value*
Characteristics    
Age (y) 63.0 (57.2, 68.5) 64.0 (45.5, 74.5) 0.913
Height (cm) 166.8 (160.0, 171.3) 167.0 (156.6, 169.4) 0.772
Dry weight (kg) 68.4 (58.4, 81.1) 57.0 (53.8, 65.0) 0.051
Female sex 2(25.0) 3 (23.1) 0.920
Smoking 1(12.5) 2 (15.4) 0.854
Drugs    
Antihypertensives 7(87.5) 13 (100) 0.192
Antiplatelets 5(62.5) 5 (38.5) 0.284
Anticoagulants 1(12.5) 3 (23.1) 0.549
Statins 3(37.5) 3 (23.1) 0.477
Biochemical data    
TP (g/dL) 6.9 (6.7, 7.3) 6.5 (6.1, 6.9) 0.064
Alb (g/dL) 4.2 (3.8, 4.3) 4.0 (3.7,4.4) 0.689
AST (IU/L) 9.5 (9.0, 20.0) 11.0 (6.5, 14.0) 0.445
ALT (IU/L) 12.0 (9.3, 17.5) 9.0 (8.0, 12.5) 0.094
LDH (IU/L) 193.5 (182.8, 213.5) 171.0 (148.5, 194.5) 0.076
ALP (IU/L) 318.0 (193.8, 348.8) 168.0 (157.5, 241.5) 0.039
BUN (mg/dL) 61.0 (56.3, 72.3) 60.0 (50.5, 68.5) 0.405
Cr (mg/dL) 11.8 (9.7, 13.4) 12.2 (10.2, 13.8) 0.799
UA (mg/dL) 7.6 (5.4, 8.9) 7.6 (6.5, 8.0) 0.744
β2-MG (mg/L) 21.7 (18.2, 22.9) 21.0 (20.0, 24.5) 0.799
NT-proBNP (pg/mL) 3323 (1473, 6494) 2657 (826, 12645) 0.638
Ca (mg/dL) 8.8 (8.5, 9.6) 9.1 (8.9, 9.5) 0.611
P (mg/dL) 5.9 (5.0, 6.9) 5.4 (4.9, 6.2) 0.537
iPTH (pg/mL) 152.5 (70.8, 259.8) 174.0 (82.0, 223.0) 0.914
Fe (μg/dL) 64.5 (55.5, 82.8) 73.0 (50.0, 94.0) 0.612
Ferritin (μg/L) 74.5 (30.3, 241.8) 245.0 (131.0, 393.5) 0.120
hs-CRP (mg/dL) 0.10 (0.06, 0.31) 0.06 (0.03, 0.13) 0.403
TG (mg/dL) 129.0 (91.3, 190.0) 100.0 (77.0, 141.0) 0.277
TC (mg/dL) 152.0 (123.3, 184.0) 163.0 (145.5, 201.0) 0.246
LDL-C (mg/dL) 79.5 (54.5, 94.0) 93.0 (72.5, 123.5) 0.246
HDL-C (mg/dL) 39.0 (27.5, 54.5) 42.0 (39.0, 51.5) 0.663
BS (mg/dL) 148.0 (98.3, 195.5) 107.0 (96.5, 116.5) 0.180
HbA1c (%) 7.0 (6.6, 7.9) 5.2 (4.8, 5.3) 0.0002
Hematologic data    
WBC (103/μL) 5.55 (4.90, 6.25) 5.10 (4.15, 5.85) 0.310
Hb (g/dL) 11.8 (11.0, 12.6) 11.0 (10.5, 12.1) 0.232
Ht (%) 37.0 (34.0, 38.9) 34.1 (33.2, 36.2) 0.168
PLt (104/μL) 19.1 (17.4, 23.6) 15.0 (10.6, 17.9) 0.020
Dialysis parameters    
HD duaration (y) 5.2 (2.4, 6.3) 4.1 (1.1, 13.7) 0.971
Kt/Vurea 1.32 (1.25, 1.42) 1.31 (1.21, 1.45) 0.968
  1. Data are presented in number (%) or median (interquartile range).
  2. *p-values were calculated by Mann-Whitney test for continuous variables or Fishers exact test for categorical variables.
  3. Abbreviations: DM diabetes mellitus, TP total protein, Alb albumin, AST aspartate aminotransferase, LDH lactase dehydrogenase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, BUN blood urea nitrogen, Cr reatinine, UA urinary acid, β2-MG beta2-microglobulin, NT-proBNP N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide, Ca calcium, P phosphorus, iPTH intact parathyroid hormone, Fe ferrum, hsCRP high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, TG triglyceride, TC total cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, BS blood sugar, HbA1c hemoglogin A1c, WBC white blodd cell, Hb hemoglobin, Ht hematocrit, PLt platelet, HD hemodialysis, Kt/Vurea Kt/V for urea.