Table 3

Correlation between the domains and the overall health rate of the Arabic version of KDQOL-SFTM version 1.3 among the 100 CKD patients
Scales Overall health rate (r) P
Kidney disease targeted scales
·Symptoms/problems 0.28 0.005
·Effect of kidney disease 0.34 <0.001
·Burden of kidney disease 0.31 0.003
·Work status 0.08 0.44
·Cognitive function 0.21 0.04
·Quality of social interaction 0.29 0.003
·Sexual function 0.19 0.37
·Sleep 0.3 0.002
·Social support 0.23 0.02
·Patient satisfaction 0.16 0.12
SF- 36
·Physical function 0.29 0.004
·Role physical 0.30 0.002
·Pain 0.26 0.009
·General health 0.32 0.001
·Emotional well being -0.017 0.87
·Role emotional 0.14 0.17
·Social function 0.27 0.008
·Energy/Fatigue 0.18 0.07

Abd ElHafeez et al.

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

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