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Table 1 General characteristics of participants

From: Factors associated with quality of life among chronic kidney disease patients in Nepal: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics n %
Total 440 100.0
Sex
 Male 249 56.59
 Female 191 43.41
Age (year)
  < 31 58 13.18
 31–50 142 32.27
 51–70 185 42.05
  > 70 55 12.50
Min. = 19, Max. = 84, Mean = 52.73, SD = 15.96
Education
 Illiterate 113 25.68
 Primary 99 22.50
 Secondary 168 38.18
 Tertiary 60 13.64
Occupation
 Employed 30 6.82
 Retired 45 10.23
 Unemployed 365 82.95
Annual household income (NRsa)
 No income 90 20.45
  < 1,00,000 209 47.50
 1,00,000-5,00,000 108 24.55
 6,00,000-10,00,000 33 7.50
Marital status
 Single 47 10.68
 Married 338 76.82
 Widow/widower 36 8.18
 Divorced or separated 19 4.32
Ethnicity
 Brahmin 75 17.05
 Chhetri 82 18.64
 Madheshi 72 16.36
 Janjati 177 40.22
 Dalit 34 7.73
Religion
 Hindu 333 75.68
 Buddhist 48 10.91
 Muslim 6 1.36
 Christian 53 12.05
Place of residence
 Village 227 62.95
 City 163 37.05
  1. aNRs Nepali Rupees