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Table 2 Correlation between the presence of fibrosis and calcification and selected parameters

From: Markers of increased cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic kidney disease

  Sex (male) Age Ca2+ Inorganic phosphate
Mitral valve fibrosis 1.39 (0.36-5.28) NS 1.15 (1.07-1.24) P < 0.0001 0.98 (0.06-16.94) NS 3.1 (0.56-17.19) NS
Aortic valve fibrosis 0.33 (0.09-1.22) NS 1.02 (0.97-1.08) P < 0.0001 0.53 (0.04-7.51) NS 1.13 (0.36-3.47) NS
Mitral valve calcification 1.64 (0.59-4.51) NS 1.05 (1.00-1.09) P = 0.037 0.25 (0.02-2.41) NS 0.84 (0.30-2.34) NS
Aortic valve calcification 1.61 (0.65-3.97) NS 1.04 (1.00-1.08) P = 0.054 0.86 (0.11-6.82) NS 4.37 (1.57-12.15) P = 0.005