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Table 2 Mean domain score for haemodialysis and renal transplant recipients

From: Health related quality of life among haemodialysis and kidney transplant recipients from Nepal: a cross sectional study using WHOQOL-BREF

Type of domain Total (n = 161) Dialysis (n = 69) Transplant (n = 92) P-value
Physical 12.03 ± 2.16 10.61 ± 1.99 13.09 ± 1.61 < 0.001
Psychological 12.38 ± 2.44 10.84 ± 1.95 13.53 ± 2.12 < 0.001
Social relationship 13.58 ± 2.14 13.15 ± 2.10 13.89 ± 2.13 0.012
Environment health 11.73 ± 1.89 11.25 ± 1.62 12.10 ± 2.00 0.004
Perception of quality of life 3.03 ± 0.90 2.42 ± 0.72 3.49 ± 0.73 < 0.001
Perception of general health 3.07 ± 0.94 2.51 ± 0.80 3.49 ± 0.81 < 0.001
Overall QOL score 12.43 ± 1.63 11.46 ± 1.35 13.15 ± 1.45 < 0.001