Table 1

Sample characteristics
Variables
Gender
Male 88 (60.7)
Female 57 (39.3)
Age 48.1 ± 15.6
Etiology of kidney disease
Glomerulonephritis 47 (43.1)
Hypertensive nephrosclerosis 32 (29.4)
Diabetic 12 (11.0)
Obstructive 6 (5.5)
Polycistc 5 (4.6)
Lups 1 (0.9)
Undetermined 6 (5.5)
Time on dialysis (months) 53.4 ± 51.4
Social Adaptation Index 6.21 ± 1.8
Social Adaptation Index 5.97 ± 2.1
without the substance abuse item
Substance abuse
Yes 20 (13.8)
No 125 (86.2)
Depression
Yes 36 (24.8)
No 109 (75.2)
Laboratory
Hemoglobin 10.0 ± 1.7
Creatinine 8.7 ± 2.4
Albumin 4.3 ± 0.4
Kt/V 1.8 ± 0.4

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