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Table 5 Pearson’s correlation between clinical, anthropometric, biological and BMD

From: Mineral bone disorder and osteoporosis in hemodialysis patients

 BMD LBMD THBMD FNBMD FABMD TB
Age−0.134−0.289**− 0212*− 0.290**− 0.190
Duration of dialysis0.072− 0.021− 0.0600.016− 0.121
BMI0.073−0.082− 0.020− 0.0950.014
Albumin0.057−0.05−0.111− 0.131−0.027
TAP−0.083−0.144− 0.109−0.294**− 0.277**
PTH−0.140− 0.275**−0.232*− 0.326**−0.343***
Vitamin D−0.0040.239*0.216*0.1420.091
bAP−0.122−0.1760.182−0.299**− 0.353***
CTX0.022−0.055−0.071− 0.260*−0.206
FGF 23−0.670−0.149− 0.780−0.054− 0.08
  1. Date are presented as the r value in Pearson’s correlation test * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001. BMD Body mass density, L Lumbar spine, TH Total hip, FN Femoral Neck, FA Forearms, TB Total Body, PTH Parathyroid hormone, bAP bone alkaline phosphatase, CTX C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen, FGF 23 Fibroblast growth factor 23