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Table 1 Demographics of participants responding to the baseline Short Form with 36 questions

From: Quality of life and mortality from a nephrologist's view: a prospective observational study

  CKD (-)
(n = 488)
CKD (+)
(n = 444)
Total subjects
(n = 944)
Age 74.8/8.2 77.4/8.9 76.0/8.6
Male gender (%) 52.9 36.5 45.1
Hypertension (%) * 68.0 74.4 71.1
Diabetes mellitus (%) 20.9 20.5 20.9
CHD (%) 4.7 10.6 7.6
CVA (%) 9.2 11.0 10.1
Ever-drinking (%) 45.5 32.4 39.2
Ever-smoking (%) * 43.1 35.7 39.6
SBP (mmHg) 132.6/17.8 132.2/18.3 132.5/18.1
DBP (mmHg) 82.8/10.2 82.5/11.0 82.7/10.6
Serum findings    
   Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.9/1.6 13.6/1.4 13.7/1.5
   Glucose (mg/dL) 111.0/28.0 106.4/20.9 108.9/25.1
   Total protein (g/dL) 7.4/0.47 7.5/0.46 7.5/0.46
   Albumin (g/dL) 4.09/0.27 4.09/0.22 4.09/0.24
   Total cholesterol (mg/dL) * 199.5/37.5 205.7/37.6 202.7/37.9
   Triglyceride (mg/dL) 131.1/88.8 137.8/72.9 135.0/82.1
   HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 60.8/16.0 59.5/14.8 60.2/15.4
   Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.98/0.15 1.27/0.41 1.12/0.34
   eGFR (ml/min/1.73 m2) 70.2/8.7 51.0/8.1 61.1/12.8
Proteinuria (%) 7.4 9.4 8.4
Hematuria (%) 9.9 11.3 10.8
SF36 score    
   Physical functioning 56.9/27.89 50.6/29.60 53.9/28.88
   Role---physical 71.1/28.46 65.3/32.70 68.4/30.67
   Bodily pain 63.1/28.11 59.3/31.64 61.3/29.89
   General health 43.8/21.85 42.7/22.05 43.3/21.94
   Vitality 52.3/20.56 50.6/21.87 51.5/21.20
   Social functioning 79.5/23.55 76.4/26.80 78.0/25.18
   Role---emotional 81.4/26.00 78.3/29.36 79.9/27.68
   Mental health 68.6/19.52 67.6/20.84 68.1/20.15
   PCS 55.8/13.3 53.1/14.6 54.5/14.0
   MCS 52.2/10.1 51.1/11.0 51.7/10.5
Median follow-up (interquartile, months) 39 (35--42) 39 (35--41) 39 (35--42)
  1. GFR was not estimated in twelve subjects.
  2. P < 0.05, P < 0.01, P < 0.001
  3. Abbreviations: CKD: chronic kidney disease; CHD: coronary heart disease; CVA: cerebrovascular accident; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; HDL: high-density lipoprotein; eGFR: estimated glomerular filtration rate; SF36: 36-item Short-Form health survey; PCS: physical component summary score; MCS: mental component summary score.