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Table 2 Distribution of the QOL Domain Scores of the Study Population as Measured By KDQOL SF™

From: Health related quality of life in chronic kidney disease; a descriptive study in a rural Sri Lankan community affected by chronic kidney disease

DomainsMedianIQRMeanSDRange
Kidney Disease Specific Component
 Symptom/problem domain72.758.3–81.869.018.02.1–100.0
 Effects of kidney disease75.059.3–87.573.519.06.2–100.0
 Burden of kidney disease31.225.0–43.736.816.10.0–100.0
 Work status50.050.0–50.050.510.40.0–100.0
 Cognitive function66.653.3–80.065.517.10.0–100.0
 Quality of social interaction60.053.3–60.057.911.80.0–100.0
 Sexual function (n = 625)50.025.0–100.053.436.70.0–100.0
 Sleep52.540.0–62.552.615.810.0–97.5
 Social support66.633.3–100.066.125.90.0–100.0
 Hospital staff encouragement75.075.0–75.071.614.225.0–100.0
 Patient satisfaction50.050.0–50.047.411.316.7–83.3
Overall Health50.040.0–60.050.817.20.0–100.0
Physical Component Domains
 Physical functioning40.00.0–50.041.324.00.0–100.0
 Role – physical0.022.5–45.025.742.30.0–100.0
 Pain42.520.0–50.036.217.00.0–100.0
 General health30.044.0–52.037.619.65.0–90.0
Mental Component Domains
 Emotional well-being48.00.0–33.348.19.78.0–84.0
 Role – emotional0.025.0–62.523.132.80.0–100.0
 Social function50.040.0–50.042.122.40.0–100.0
 Energy/fatigue50.025.0–75.044.812.20.0–85.0
Change in Health50.025.0–75.052.1029.90.0–100.0