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Table 4 Multivariate analysis using the general linear model to assess the difference of influence on the SF-36 between one month and six months following peritoneal dialysis therapy

From: Relationship between Kt/V urea-based dialysis adequacy and nutritional status and their effect on the components of the quality of life in incident peritoneal dialysis patients

  Physical functioning Role limitation –physical Bodily pain General health
β (CI) P β (CI) P β (CI) p β (CI) p
Age -0.309 (-0.67-0.05) 0.09 -0.357 (-0.75-0.03) 0.07 -0.24 (-0.66-0.18) 0.262 -0.266 (-0.79-0.26) 0.32
Peritoneal Kt/V             
<1.2 26.971 (3.81-50.14) 0.023 34.326 (9.21-59.44) 0.008 25.518 (-1.88-52.91) 0.067 30.703 (-3.53-64.94) 0.078
1.2 21.166 (1.64-40.70) 0.034 26.026 (4.85-47.20) 0.017 23.245 (-0.15-46.34) 0.049 33.373 (4.51-62.24) 0.024
Residual renal WCcr             
<40 2.824 (-7.24-12.89) 0.578 -4.666 (-15.58-6.25) 0.397 -3.383 (-15.29-8.52) 0.573 10.481 (-4.40-25.36) 0.164
40 0 --   0 --   0 --   0 --  
nPCR             
<1.2 -5.645 (-16.25-4.96) 0.292 -3.325 (-14.82-8.17) 0.566 -0.083 (-12.62-12.46) 0.99 -9.164 (-24.83-6.51) 0.247
1.2 0 --   0 --   0 --   0 --  
  Vitality Social functioning Role limitation- emotional Mental health
  β (CI) p β (CI) P β (CI) P β (CI) p
Age -0.089 (-0.28-0.10) 0.346 0.107 (-0.42-0.63) 0.687 -0.154 (-0.55-0.24) 0.437 -0.142 (-0.37-0.08) 0.206
Peritoneal Kt/V             
<1.2 11.974 (-0.21-24.16) 0.054 6.724 (-27.39-40.83) 0.695 19.574 (-5.92-45.07) 0.13 11.234 (-3.18-25.65) 0.125
1.2 9.276 (-1.0-19.55) 0.076 2.663 (-26.09-31.42) 0.854 15.297 (-6.20-36.79) 0.16 8.402 (-3.75-20.55) 0.172
Residual renal WCcr             
<40 2.936 (-2.36-8.23) 0.273 13.906 (-0.92-28.73) 0.066 -0.775 (-11.86-10.31) 0.889 0.949 (-5.32-7.21) 0.763
40 0 --   0 --   0 --   0 --  
nPCR             
<1.2 -6.484 (-12.06- -0.91) 0.023 -13.46 (-29.07-2.15) 0.09 -6.162 (-17.83-5.51) 0.296 -2.398 (-9.0-4.20) 0.471
1.2 0 --   0 --   0 --   0 --  
  1. Multivariate analysis: