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Table 4 Differences on scale scores of the KDQOL-36 among hemodialysis patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2021

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

Variables KDQOL-36 sub scales (mean, SD)
Symptoms/problems list Effects of kidney disease Burden of kidney disease SF-12 PCS SF-12 MCS
Diagnosis of diabetes
Yes (103) 73.2 50.7 28.1 33.9 35.5
No (188) 76.1 56.8 29.8 36.3 40.6
P value 0.144 0.015* 0.566 0.024* 0.006*
  1. *Statistically significant