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Table 2 Different domains of SF-36 obtained from 170 patients with CKD considering gender adjusted by age

From: Family income is associated with quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease in the pre-dialysis phase: a cross sectional study

  Gender#   
Domains SF-36 Female Male Total P*
  N = 87 N = 83 N = 170  
Functional capacity 49.08 (± 28.34) 57.10 (± 26.12) 52.99 (± 27.49) 0.018
Physical aspects 38.89 (± 37.28) 51.20 (± 38.23) 44.90 (± 38.14) 0.040
Pain 55.51 (± 27.55) 65.77 (± 28.28) 60.52 (± 28.30) 0.025
General health 54.08 (± 25.87) 54.80 (± 26.13) 54.43 (± 25.92) 0.923
Vitality 53.68 (± 24.16) 60.12 (± 21.89) 56.82 (± 23.24) 0.090
Social aspects 74.89 (± 27.68) 77.14 (± 27.93) 75.99 (± 27.75) 0.935
Emotional aspects 50.58 (± 43.12) 54.71 (± 38.01) 52.60 (± 40.64) 0.552
Mental health 60.25 (± 23.61) 69.54 (± 22.15) 64.79 (± 23.31) 0.017
  1. #P = 0.016 (Wilks’ Lambda)
  2. *Mancova