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Table 1 Baseline demographics and characteristics of euvolemic hemodialysis patients (n = 145)

From: Hypertension control among euvolemic hypertensive hemodialysis patients in Malaysia: a prospective follow-up study

Variables No. (%)
Gender
 Female 75 (51.7)
 Male 70 (48.3)
Age mean (±SD) 58.68 (± 9.857)
Age group (years)
 < 40 7 (4.8)
 41–60 83 (57.2)
 > 60 55 (37.9)
BMI mean (±SD) 23.908 (± 4.3505)
BMI classification
 Underweight 6 (4.1)
 Normal 90 (62.1)
 Overweight 42 (29)
 Obese 7 (4.8)
Education
 Uneducated 40 (27.6)
 Educated 105 (72.4)
Marital status
 Single 6 (4.1)
 Married 139 (95.9)
Ethnicity
 Malay 140 (96.6)
 Others 5 (3.4)
Smoking status
 Current Smoker 44 (30.3)
 Non-Smoker 101 (69.7)
Alcohol
 Current drinker 6 (4.1)
 Non-drinker 139 (95.9)
Drug addiction
 Current Drug Addiction 16 (11)
 No Drug Addiction 129 (89)
Employment
 Unemployed 77 (53.1)
 Employed 68 (46.9)
Years of dialysis
 1 year 43 (29.7)
 2–4 years 57 (39.3)
 > 5 years 45 (31)
Hemodialysis centers
 Private 84 (57.9)
 NGO 24 (16.6)
 Governmental 37 (25.5)
Vascular access
 Fistula 135 (93.1)
 Others 10 (6.9)
Diabetes mellitus
 No 48 (33.1)
 Yes 97 (66.9)
Cardiovascular diseases
 No 125 (86.2)
 Yes 20 (13.8)
Cerebrovascular accident
 No 131 (90.3)
 Yes 14 (9.7)
Hyperlipidemia
 No 125 (86.2)
 Yes 20 (13.8)
Gouty arthritis
 No 127 (87.6)
 Yes 18 (12.4)
Other comorbiditiesa
 No 104 (71.7)
 Yes 41 (28.3)
  1. SD Standard deviation, BMI Body Mass Index, NGO Non-governmental organization
  2. aOther comorbidities: Blood clots, depression, asthma, osteoarthritis, pregnancy losses/birth defects and osteoporosis