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Table 5 The quality of Life in MHD patients

From: Poor sleep and reduced quality of life were associated with symptom distress in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis

Scale of SF-36 Patients
(n = 301)
National norma(n = 17754) p
Physical functioning 61.63 ± 29.20 87.92 ± 16.98 <0.001
Role functioning/physical 31.15 ± 39.94 77.5 ± 34.86 <0.001
Body pain 63.62 ± 22.77 82.22 ± 16.98 <0.001
General health 37.30 ± 18.89 62.51 ± 17.88 <0.001
Vitality 59.67 ± 19.86 68.17 ± 17.63 <0.001
Social functioning 60.47 ± 22.51 80.67 ± 19.98 <0.001
Role functioning/emotional 41.97 ± 45.29 67.86 ± 39.44 <0.001
Mental health 57.29 ± 15.98 68.47 ± 16.90 <0.001
Physical component summary 48.42 ± 21.12 77.54 ± 15.96 <0.001
Mental component summary 54.85 ± 20.13 71.29 ± 17.86 <0.001
  1. aData cited from reference [18]