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Table 2 Comparison of SF-36 scores between PD and HD patients.

From: Comparison of quality of life and causes of hospitalization between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in China

SF-36 Domain HD (n = 654) PD (n = 408) Unadjusted P Adjusted P
PF 45.07 ± 30.86 49.88 ± 30.63 0.065 0.098
RP 22.36 ± 45.61 26.41 ± 48.05 0.109 0.176
BP 43.02 ± 22.92 52.16 ± 26.21 0.000 0.000
GH 27.65 ± 18.82 36.75 ± 21.72 0.000 0.000
RE 42.36 ± 47.94 57.65 ± 48.06 0.000 0.000
SF 48.89 ± 25.20 56.71 ± 25.02 0.000 0.001
VT 36.67 ± 22.58 45.40 ± 24.30 0.000 0.006
MH 58.77 ± 23.56 68.08 ± 21.83 0.000 0.009
  1. Abbreviations: PF, Physical Functioning; RP, Role-Physical; BP, Body Pain; GH, General Health; RE, Role-Emotional; SF, Social Functioning; VT, Vitality; MH, Mental Health.