Table 2

Comparison of the Arabic version of KDQOL-SF version 1.3 questionnaire scores for some demographic and clinical criteria among the 100 CKD patients
Descriptive criteria PCS Mean ± (SD) MCS Mean ± (SD) KDCS Mean ± (SD)
Age
<50 years (35) 38.1 (10.7) 47.9 (6.4) 63.5 (13.5)
≥50 years(65) 29.9 (9.5) 45.2 (9.5) 55.3 (12.0)
P <0.001 0.08 0.003
Gender
Male (54) 35.0 (9.9) 49.2 (7.6) 61.3 (9.4)
Female(46) 32.4 (9.4) 41.2 (6.2) 58.9 (8.5)
P 0.003 0.002 0.004
Education
<Secondary school (49) 32.0 (10.2) 44.6 (7.5) 54.6 (11.8)
≥Secondary school (51) 33.5 (10.7) 47.6 (6.7) 61.6 (13.5)
p 0.5 0.04 0.007
Working status
Not working (43) 29.7 (9.7) 45.2 (7.2) 45.6 (11.5)
Working (57) 35.1 (10.8) 46.8 (7.3) 60.9 (13.7)
p 0.01 0.3 0.02
History of diabetes mellitus
No(64) 33.7 (10.9) 46.3 (7.3) 59.1 (13.9)
Yes (36) 31.0 (10.0) 45.8 (7.5) 54.0 (11.0
p 0.2 0.7 0.04
History of hypertension
No (58) 35.1 (10.0) 42.8 (7.1) 61.1 (10.9)
Yes(42) 32.2 (9.3) 45.8 (7.5) 57.0 (9.2)
p 0.001 0.005 0.01
Stage of CKD
Stage 3 (44) 36.1 (10.2) 48.7 (6.3) 61.7 (9.5)
Stage 4 (56) 32.8 (9.3) 44.8 (7.3) 59.5 (8.7)
p 0.001 0.01 0.02

Abd ElHafeez et al.

Abd ElHafeez et al. BMC Nephrology 2012 13:170   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-13-170

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