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Table 2 Medical Data

From: Development and validation of a French patient-based health-related quality of life instrument in kidney transplant: the ReTransQoL

  Item reduction Validation phase
Period of transplantation, years 6.8 ± 3.7 5.4 ± 3.14
Previous unsuccessful kidney transplants, % - 9.6
Patient with rejection 23.2 21.4 %
Cause of ESRD   
   Chronic glomerular nephritis, % 42 40.4
   Diabetic nephropathy, % 3 2.9
   Vascular nephropathy, % 4.5 3.8
   Interstitial nephropathy, % 13.5 10.6
   Hereditary nephropathy,% 17 23.1
   Unclassified nephropathy,% 20 19.2
Different modalities of dialysis   
   Hemodialysis 97.3 96.2
   Peritoneal dialysis 2.7 3.8
   Duration of dialysis, years, mean ± SD 2.5 ± 2 3.8 ± 4.2
Comorbidities   
   Hypertension 78.8 88.5
   Diabetes 13 13.5
   Hepatitis 0.6 6.7
   Peripheral vascular disease 0.6 5.8
   Depression - 3.8
   Smoking status 36.5 31.1
   BMI, kg/m2, mean ± SD 25.5 ± 4.7 24.5 ± 4.0
   Comorbidity index, mean ± SD 1.6 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.8
Treatments   
   Calcineurin inhibitors 94.6 96.2
   Corticosteroids 89.3 97.1
   Antimetabolites 75.3 77.9
   Antihypertensive drugs 87.1 90.4
   Antilipemic agents 53.2 45.2
   Antidiabetic agents 9.7 15.4
   Antithrombotics 28.5 29.8
   Protease Inhibitors 19.9 26.0
   Erythropoietin therapy 12.2 10.6
Hospital admissions   
   During the last 12 months - 45.2
   Related to Kidney Transplantation - 66.0