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Table 6 Average Physical Activity (PA) Levels on HD Days Per 24 Hours by Dialysis Shift, Age, and Family Income

From: Impact of hemodialysis and post-dialysis period on granular activity levels

HD Shift PA Measure Per 24 Hrs on HD Days Age < 65 Years (N = 130)
Mean (±SD) N
Age ≥ 65 Years (N = 46)
Mean (±SD) N
P-Value
HD start before 1500 Hrs (N = 132) Steps 3897 (2356) 92 2229 (1727) 40 < 0.0001
Sedentary Time 530.9 (148.7) 92 555.9 (144.0) 40 0.127
HD start after 1500 Hrs (N = 48) Steps 5732 (4134) 42 4413 (6892) 7 0.237
Sedentary Time 463.0 (140.9) 42 531.7 (172.2) 7 0.053
HD Shift PA Measure Per 24 Hrs on HD Days Family Income > 2 Minimum Wages (N = 142)
Mean (±SD) N
Family Income < 2 Minimum Wages (N = 34)
Mean (±SD) N
P-Value
HD start before 1500 Hrs (N = 132) Steps 3326 (2296) 108 3673 (2386) 24 0.255
Sedentary Time 546.3 (152.1) 108 504.1 (120.4) 24 0.029
HD start after 1500 Hrs (N = 48) Steps 4620 (3127) 39 8491 (6891) 10 < 0.0001
Sedentary Time 487.7 (119.9) 39 425.1 (206.3) 10 0.030
  1. PA levels on HD days by shift calculated based on each HD start time before or after 1500 h. Among the 176 patients with accelerometry data, some patients stratified by age and income category received an HD treatment in both shifts during the 7 days of accelerometry