Table 1: Comparison of specific cardiovascular disease risk factors between haemodialysed patients and healthy controls.

VariablesPatientsControlp value
N%N%

(1) Anaemia
 No2 5.72882.40.001
 Yes3394.3617.6

(2) CRP
 Positive2777.1514.30.001
 Negative822.93085.7

(3) Mean values (Mean SD)
 Haemoglobin (g/dL) 8.98 ± 1.40 13.93 ± 1.500.001
 Phosphate (mg/L) 69.54 ± 25.88 37.63 ± 4.720.001
 Calcium (mg/L) 70.97 ± 17.82 92.14 ± 6.420.001