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Table 1 Socio-demographic and Clinical Characteristics of the Sample (N = 200)

From: Spanish modified version of the palliative care outcome scale–symptoms renal: cross-cultural adaptation and validation

Characteristics Tota (N = 200) Conservative management group (n = 139) Dialysis group (n = 61)
Age (mean, SD) 66.45 (±14.5) 69.65 (±12.8) 59.15 (±15.4)
Gender
 Male 130 (65%) 95 (68%) 35 (57.4%)
 Female 70 (35%) 44 (32%) 26 (42.6%)
Ethnicity
 Caucasian 199 (99.5%) 138 (99.3%) 61 (100%)
  Spanish descent 193 (96.5%) 132 (94.9%) 61 (100%)
  British descent 3 (1.5%) 3(2.2%) 0 (0%)
  German descent 3 (1.5%) 3(2.2%) 0 (0%)
 Indian 1 (0.5%) 1(0.7%) 0 (0%)
Marital status
 Married 134 (67%) 94 (68%) 40 (65.6%)
 Not married 66 (33%) 45 (32%) 21 (34.4%)
Causes of CKD
 Renal vascular disease 66 (33%) 56 (40.5%) 10 (16.4%)
 Diabetic nephropathy 32 (16%) 22 (16%) 10 (16.4%)
Primary glomerular disease 17 (8.5%) 9 (6.5%) 8 (13.1%)
 Polycystic kidneys 13 (6.5%) 8 (6%) 5 (8.2%)
 Unknown aetiology 27 (13.5%) 19 (14%) 7 (11.5%)
Others 45 (22.5%) 24 (17%) 21 (34.4%)
Barthel index (mean, SD) 94.8 (±9.8) 94.93 (±9.5) 94.59 (10.3%)
Charlson comorbidity index
 2–3 83 (41.5%) 56 (40.3%) 27 (44.3%)
 4–5 85 (42.5%) 58 (41.7%) 27 (44.3%)
  ≤ 6 32 (16%) 25 (18%) 7 (11.4%)