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Table 1 Description and reliability of the Arabic version of KDQOL-SF TM version 1.3 among the 100 CKD patients

From: Cultural adaptation and validation of the “Kidney Disease and Quality of Life - Short Form (KDQOL-SF™) version 1.3” questionnaire in Egypt

     Scales Mean ± SD Ceiling % Floor % ICC (n = 50) Cronbach’s α (n = 100)
Kidney disease targeted scales
·Symptoms/problems 77.50 (11.5) 1.0 0.0 0.93 0.81
·Effect of kidney disease 73.84 (13.6) 2.0 0.0 0.88 0.73
·Burden of kidney disease 40.13 (26.6) 0.0 4.0 0.85 0.88
·Work status 49.00 (38.3) 18.0 40.0 0.93 0.28
·Cognitive function 68.73 (13.7) 0.0 0.0 0.93 0.60
·Quality of social interaction 71.40 (10.4) 0.0 0.0 0.92 0.23
·Sexual function 61.50 (23.1) 0.0 16.0 0.95 0.90
·Sleep 58.38 (15.9) 0.0 0.0 0.93 0.90
·Social support 63.17 (28.9) 17.0 6.0 0.79 0.88
·Patient satisfaction 65.67 (17.9) 5.0 0.0 0.94 -
SF- 36
·Physical function 49.10 (27.3) 2.0 5.0 0.93 0.95
·Role physical 28.50 (32.0) 5.0 48.0 0.88 0.76
·Pain 44.65 (23.1) 1.0 5.0 0.94 0.87
·General health 37.50 (19.0) 0.0 0.0 0.92 0.83
·Emotional well being 60.84 (10.0) 0.0 0.0 0.89 0.70
·Role emotional 63.67 (41.9) 50.0 24.0 0.86 0.83
·Social function 54.50 (23.4) 9.0 0.0 0.79 0.88
·Energy/Fatigue 47.80 (14.5) 0.0 0.0 0.94 0.81
·Overall health rate 57.40 (8.6) 0.0 0.0 0.93 0.95