International Journal of Nephrology / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Predialysis Patients: Calcium-Based versus Noncalcium-Based Phosphate Binders

Table 1

INDEPENDENT-CKD trial patient characteristics.

Patient characteristicsSevelamerCaCO3

Subjects (N)107105
Mean age (years)57.458.5
Males (%)6161
CKD disease stageStage 3–4Stage 3–4
Diabetes (%)2729
Hypertension (%)72.976.1
Baseline creatinine clearance (CCr) (ml/min)31.732.7
Baseline phosphorus (mg/dl)4.824.87
Baseline calcium (mg/dl)9.08.8
Baseline parathyroid hormone (PTH) (pg/ml)200188

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