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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics data divided in three groups according to the assigned intervention

From: Effect of exercise training and dopamine agonists in patients with uremic restless legs syndrome: a six-month randomized, partially double-blind, placebo-controlled comparative study

Variables Exercise group Dopamine agonists group Placebo group
N 15 7 7
Female/Male 4/11 3/4 2/5
Age (yr) 56.4±12.5 55.7±10.4 56.8 ±16.5
BMI (Kg/m2) 27.0±3.6 27.4±5.6 25.3±1.7
Kt/V 1.2±0.2 1.3±0.1 1.2 ±0.0
Years in Hemodialysis 3.9±1.3 4.0±1.7 3.6±1.5
Iron (μg/dl) 58.6± 17.4 64.5±14.2 61.4±12.6
Hct 36.8±5.7 40.0±3.6 37.1±2.0
Hb (g/dL) 12.1±2.0 13.5±1.1 12.0±0.6
  1. All data are mean ± SD. Abbreviations: BMI Body mass index, Kt/V Dialysis efficiency, Hct Hematocrit, Hb Hemoglobin.