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Table 4 Comparison of quality of life between diabetic and non-diabetic patients

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

SF-36 domain Non-diabetic(n = 921) Diabetic(n = 141) P
PF 50.45 ± 28.09 44.19 ± 30.96 0.134
RP 28.37 ± 46.60 23.24 ± 46.57 0.117
BP 46.16 ± 24.72 49.10 ± 24.31 0.313
GH 31.17 ± 19.54 31.15 ± 20.60 0.846
RE 49.72 ± 47.16 47.93 ± 48.76 0.792
SF 52.74 ± 26.05 51.76 ± 25.32 0.598
VT 42.13 ± 24.83 39.71 ± 28.43 0.269
MH 62.16 ± 21.65 62.38 ± 28.63 0.846
  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.