Table 4

Correlation between the kidney disease targeted scales and SF-36 main composite summaries of the Arabic version of KDQOL-SFTM 1.3 among the 100 CKD patients
Kidney disease targeted scales PCS, r(p) MCS, r(p)
·Symptoms/problems 0.61 (<0.001) 0.40 (<0.001)
·Effect of kidney disease 0.45 (<0.001) 0.24 (0.02)
·Burden of kidney disease 0.68 (<0.001) 0.53 (<0.001)
·Work status 0.68 (<0.001) 0.37 (<0.001)
·Cognitive functions 0.67 (<0.001) 0.40 (<0.001)
·Quality of social interaction 0.38 (<0.001) 0.55 (<0.001)
·Sexual function 0.45 (<0.001) 0.10 (0.35)
·Sleep 0.61 (<0.001) 0.28 (0.006)
·Social support 0.24 (0.02) 0.24 (0.02)
·Patient satisfaction 0.41 (<0.001) 0.32 (0.001)

Abd ElHafeez et al.

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

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