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Table 2 Characteristics of patients (n = 142) with different scores of “physical function” during dialysis

From: Is HRQOL in dialysis associated with patient survival or graft function after kidney transplantation?

  Lower tertile physical function Upper two tertiles physical function p value
Agea 56 ± 14 50 ± 16 0.03
Female,% 34 32 0.64
Comorbidityb 5 (4–7) 4 (3–6) 0.02
Time in dialysisa 2.3 (1.5–3.5) 1.7 (1.1–2.5) 0.01
Albuminc 39.2 ± 4.4 39.6 ± 4.3 0.82
Living donor,% 17 32 0.06
  1. Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or median with interquartile range as appropriate
  2. aAt time of renal transplantation, in years; bCharlson Comorbidity Index in dialysis; cIn dialysis, mmol/l