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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for the KDQOL-36 questionnaire among hemodialysis patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021 (n = 292)

From: Psychometric properties of the kidney disease quality of life-36 (KDQOL-36) in Ethiopian patients undergoing hemodialysis

Domains No. of items Mean (SD) Range of items mean (SD) Floor/ceiling effects, % Cronbach’s alpha
Kidney disease targeted scales
Symptoms/problems list 12 68.19 (19.52) 57.10–76.28(24.5–29.8) 0/1.0 0.907
Effects of kidney disease 8 57.13 (18.28) 39.29–66.44(22.1–30.9) 0/0 0.827
Burden of kidney disease 4 35.57 (29.82) 25.43–44.35(30.9–38.6) 10.6/2.7 0.899
12-item health survey (SF-12)
SF-12 PCS 6 35.59 (8.80) 24.32–43.49(29.8–47.1) 0/0 0.813
SF-12 MCS 6 38.85 (13.63) 38.56–47.05(28.6–47.1) 0/0 0.892