International Journal of Nephrology / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Clinical Study

Association of the Cardioankle Vascular Index and Ankle-Brachial Index with Carotid Artery Intima Media Thickness in Hemodialysis Patients

Table 4

Spearman’s correlation of CA-IMT with clinical markers in all patients, patients with and without diabetes and ABI more or less than 0.95.

VariablesCA-IMT
All patients ( ) Patients with type 2
diabetes ( )
Patients without type 2
diabetes ( )
Patients (ABI ≥ 0.95)
( )
Patients (ABI < 0.95)
( )

Age0.56<0.0010.37 <0.0010.6700 <0.0010.56<0.0010.350.002
Serum albumin−0.17 0.01 −0.01 0.94 −0.26 0.002 −0.22 0.003 −0.01 0.91
FPG0.31<0.0010.01 0.28 0.11 0.20 0.29<0.0010.10.40
HbA1c0.29<0.0010.02 0.82 0.03 0.74 0.31<0.0010.060.64
CRP0.210.001 0.05 0.56 0.13 0.14 0.250.001 −0.01 0.93
CAVI0.25<0.0010.10 0.28 0.22 0.01 0.39<0.0010.010.91
ABI−0.45<0.001−0.35 <0.001−0.46 <0.001−0.230.002 −0.220.05

Abbreviations used in this table are the same as in Table 1.