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Table 7 Different domains of SF-36 obtained from 170 CKD patients considering level of education and years of study 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

  Years of study#   
Domains SF-36 Up to 3 From 3,1 to 11 More than 11 Total P*
  N = 49 N = 62 N = 57 N = 168  
Functional capacity 45.92 (± 26.19) 51.94 (± 28.39) 60.26 (± 26.22) 52.64 (± 27.45) 0.128
Physical aspects 37.24 (± 38.56) 43.48 (± 35.37) 53.07 (± 39.82) 44.90 (± 38.14) 0.070
Pain 60.59 (± 28.37) 57.36 (± 28.35) 64.00 (± 28.26) 60.52 (± 28.30) 0.390
General health 55.12 (± 27.21) 52.77 (± 27.15) 55.70 (± 23.64) 54.43 (± 25.92) 0.604
Vitality 57.86 (± 24.10) 56.02 (± 23.65) 56.84 (± 22.37) 56.82 (± 23.24) 0.936
Social aspects 77.57 (± 29.06) 76.16 (± 28.49) 74.45 (± 26.10) 75.99 (± 27.75) 0.894
Emotional aspects 44.88 (± 41.74) 57.83 (± 39.99) 53.36 (± 40.11) 52.60 (± 40.64) 0.219
Mental health 62.78 (± 24.05) 62.75 (± 25.06) 68.81 (± 20.31) 64.79 (± 23.31) 0.147
  1. #P = 0.244 (Wilks’ Lambda)
  2. *Mancova