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Table 3 Partial correlation between PDF scale, RT, VAS, Fatigue scale and each parameters (n = 126)

From: A new assessment scale for post-dialysis fatigue in hemodialysis patients

 PDF scalelog-RTVASFatigue scale
 rprprprp
Dialysis vintage (years)− 0.1100.2190.0040.9640.0350.704− 0.1540.086
Diabetes mellitus0.1110.2150.0480.627− 0.0200.8270.1280.157
Cardiovascular diseases− 0.0780.382− 0.0800.4250.1180.1980.1510.092
Fatigue from before the dialysis0.2210.0140.0490.6260.0870.3470.1800.046
Body mass index (kg/m2)0.0170.8460.0170.864− 0.0160.8640.0190.833
Intradialytic weight loss (% BW)− 0.0570.5220.0460.6460.0310.7370.0140.870
Ultrafiltration rate (mL/kg/h)− 0.0570.527− 0.0160.868− 0.0400.6580.0160.770
ΔSBP (mmHg)− 0.0080.390− 0.1400.122− 0.2110.010− 0.0050.954
Albumin (mg/dL)− 0.0110.722− 0.1010.6390.0010.9100.0710.567
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)0.0110.4500.0510.9850.0120.936− 0.0120.401
Hemoglobin (g/dL)0.1790.0450.0890.3730.0790.3890.1740.053
Single-poor Kt/V− 0.0090.317− 0.0100.7710.0520.6210.0400.241
nPCR (g/kg/day)0.0050.583− 0.0320.7510.1460.1710.0440.524
GNRI0.0540.418− 0.0330.836− 0.0530.6520.0930.187
Physical functioning− 0.443<0.001− 0.3600.002− 0.295<0.001− 0.594<0.001
Symptoms− 0.521<0.001− 0.3210.001− 0.3570.001− 0.574<0.001
Self-rated health0.430<0.0010.3110.0020.2850.0010.380<0.001
Life satisfaction0.2010.0180.1320.2260.1040.2150.2210.022
  1. Adjusted for age and gender. The correlation was calculated in the pairwise deletion. PDF scale post dialysis fatigue scale, RT recovery time, ΔSBP Δsystolic blood pressure = pre − post SBP, nPCR normalized protein catabolic rate, GNRI geriatric nutritional risk index