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Table 6 Domains and indicators of HRQoL

From: The concept of HRQoL for patients on hemodialysis in Saudi Arabia: an exploratory study

HRQoL domain Frequency per participant Indicator
Physiological domain 14 Physical ability
   Comorbidity
   Illness and treatment complications
   Pain and discomfort
   Sexuality
   Sleep
   Diet and weight control
   Medications
   Vascular access
Social domain 14 Social relationships
   Social activities
   Playing the expected social role
   Social support
Psychological domain 13 Feelings of low mood
   Anxiety
   Fear
   Body image disturbance
   Life satisfaction
Religious domain 8 Religious beliefs
   Religious worship
Vocational domain 1 Ability to work
   Effect of illness on working ability
   Employers’ support
   Financial security