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Table 6 Different domains of SF-36 obtained from 170 patients with CKD considering income adjusted by gender and 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

  Family income*   
SF-36 domains Up to 1 minumum wage 1.1 to 5 minimum wages More than 5.1 minimum wages Total P#
  N = 50 N = 77 N = 42 N = 169  
Functional capacity 46.20 (± 27.63) 52.99 (± 26.63) 62.09 (± 27.30) 52.86 (± 27.52) 0.042
Physical aspects 32.00 (± 37.12) 42.64 (± 34.38) 63.89 (± 38.27) 44.57 (± 38.01) 0.001
Pain 54.46 (± 27.37) 59.13 (± 28.63) 71.38 (± 27.03) 60.28 (± 28.22) 0.029
General health 52.42 (± 24.08) 51.92 (± 26.89) 60.69 (± 25.26) 54.33 (± 25.96) 0.153
Vitality 53.10 (± 22.60) 56.82 (± 23.42) 61.22 (± 22.89) 56.75 (± 23.28) 0.465
Social aspects 66.99 (± 31.50) 77.49 (± 27.38) 84.23 (± 20.20) 75.85 (± 27.77) 0.013
Emotional aspects 39.97 (± 42.08) 49.77 (± 38.53) 71.35 (± 35.57) 52.32 (± 40.59) 0.001
Mental health 58.20 (± 23.91) 63.53 (± 22.66) 74.49 (± 20.41) 64.65 (± 23.31) 0.012
  1. *P = 0.017 (Wilks’ Lambda)
  2. #Mancova