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Table 5 Different domains of SF-36 obtained from 170 patients with CKD considering age adjusted by gender

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

  Age (years)#   
SF-36 domains ≤47 48–59 ≥60 Total P*
  N = 43 N = 44 N = 83 N = 170  
Functional capacity 61.28 (± 25.49) 46.36 (± 26.70) 52.22 (± 28.12) 52.99 (± 27.49) 0.015
Physical aspects 41.28 (± 35.72) 46.02 (± 41.74) 46.18 (± 37.70) 44.90 (± 38.14) 0.937
Pain 61.33 (± 25.05) 56.02 (± 26.14) 62.48 (± 30.91) 60.52 (± 28.30) 0.466
General health 54.23 (± 24.64) 48.98 (± 24.63) 57.42 (± 27.03) 54.43 (± 25.92) 0.224
Vitality 53.60 (± 21.63) 56.82 (± 22.90) 58.49 (± 24.29) 56.82 (± 23.24) 0.746
Social aspects 65.79 (± 26.75) 78.14 (± 26.07) 80.14 (± 28.09) 75.99 (± 27.75) 0.021
Emotional aspects 46.51 (± 39.99) 57.81 (± 42.49) 52.99 (± 40.05) 52.60 (± 40.64) 0.472
Mental health 60.49 (± 22.22) 67.20 (± 21.89) 65.73 (± 24.54) 64.79 (± 23.31) 0.555
  1. #P = 0.011 (Wilks’ Lambda)
  2. *Mancova