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Table 6 Correlation between 5D-J total score and objective parameters

From: Usefulness of the Japanese version of the 5-D itch scale for rating pruritus experienced by patients undergoing hemodialysis

  Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient
r p value
Albumin (g/dL) − 0.140 < 0.05
Corrected calcium (mg/dL) 0.067 0.222
Phosphorus (mg/dL) 0.022 0.690
Whole PTH (pg/mL) 0.096 0.083
Hemoglobin (g/dL) − 0.042 0.442
β2-microglobulin (mg/L) 0.043 0.448
Kt/V − 0.026 0.648