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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants, n = 115

From: Fatigue characteristics on dialysis and non-dialysis days in patients with chronic kidney failure on maintenance hemodialysis

Variable  
Age, yr 54.8 ± 12.8
Female, % 47.8
Education (%)
   8th grade 33.3
 9th grade to high school 19.3
 High school diploma 32.5
 Vocational school or some college 11.4
 Bachelor degree 2.6
 Graduate degree 0.9
 Exercise (min/week) 59.8 ± 87.6
 Pre-dialysis body weight, kg 81.64 ± 20.66
 Pre-dialysis body mass index, kg/m2 31.07 ± 7.70
 Pre-dialysis systolic blood pressure, mmHg 151.11 ± 26.94
 Pre-dialysis diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 71.43 ± 15.40
 Dialysis adequacy (Kt/V) 1.84 ± 0.38
 Duration of dialysis, months 56.76 ± 39.60
 Normalized protein catabolic rate, g/kg per day 1.03 ± 0.30
 Blood urea nitrogen, mg/dL 53.09 ± 14.41
 Serum albumin, g/dL 3.46 ± 0.38
 Phosphorus, mg/dL 5.33 ± 1.61
 Hemoglobin A1c, % 6.93 ± 1.86
 Hemoglobin, gm/dL 11.04 ± 1.43
 Hematocrit, % 34.55 ± 4.22
 Intact parathyroid hormone, pg/mL 332.24 ± 324.05
 Vitamin D, pg/mL 45.17 ± 25.74
  1. *Data are mean ± standard deviation, or n (%)