Table 3

Cardiac magnetic resonance parameters, blood pressure and PWV for the entire cohort according to quartiles of increasing serum phosphate (as in table 2)

Phosphate quartiles
All (n=208)1 (n=53)2 (n=55)3 (n=48)4 (n=52)p Value*
Phosphate (mmol/l)1.11±0.120.86±0.081.04±0.031.16±0.041.39±0.13<0.001
LVMI (g/m2)57±1554±1355±1358±1761±160.04
Absolute LVM (g)110±35102±27107±31114±42118±360.1
LVH (%)200280.03
LVEF (%)72±873±773±972±870±90.3
LVEDVI (ml/m2)59±1259±1159±1259±1260±140.9
LVSVI (ml/m2)43±1044±1044±1042±743±120.9
Office blood pressure
 Systolic (mm Hg)129±17128±19128±18131±17129±190.9
 Diastolic (mm Hg)75±1176±1075±1176±1173±120.6
24 h blood pressure
 Systolic (mm Hg)122±11121±13123±9122±14121±110.8
 Diastolic (mm Hg)73±871±873±973±773±80.7
Daytime average blood pressure
 Systolic (mm Hg)125±11125±13125±10126±13126±90.9
 Diastolic (mm Hg)76±975±976±1177±876±80.9
Night-time average blood pressure
 Systolic (mm Hg)114±14113±14117±15116±16112±130.4
 Diastolic (mm Hg)66±1065±1067±1267±1266±90.7
PWV (m/s)8.6±2.18.6±2.29.2±2.28.4±2.08.2±1.80.1
  • Data are expressed as mean±SD or as median (IQR).

  • * Analysed using one-way analysis of variance.

  • Analysed using χ2 test.

  • LVEDVI, left ventricular end diastolic volume index; LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; LVH, left ventricular hypertrophy; LVM, left ventricular mass; LVMI, left ventricular mass index; LVSVI, left ventricular stroke volume index; PWV, pulse wave velocity.