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Table 4 Partial correlation between PDF scale, RT, VAS, Fatigue scale and each parameters in nPCR less than 0.8 (n = 51)

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

 PDF scalelog-RTVASFatigue scale
 rprprprp
Dialysis vintage (years)− 0.2130.1350.0460.8060.0740.688− 0.1680.236
Diabetes mellitus0.2410.0980.1950.269− 0.1160.4520.1560.293
Cardiovascular diseases− 0.0340.8030.0430.8010.3420.019− 0.0430.812
Fatigue from before the dialysis0.1150.4210.0990.5900.1980.1620.0530.609
Body mass index (kg/m2)0.0810.6110.1120.5670.0750.6640.0020.985
Intradialytic weight loss (% BW)− 0.1520.328− 0.2580.191− 0.1330.428− 0.1680.285
Ultrafiltration rate (mL/kg/h)− 0.1610.284− 0.1820.312− 0.1790.289− 0.1170.462
ΔSBP (mmHg)0.1950.3510.0970.633− 0.0810.733− 0.0500.458
Albumin (mg/dL)− 0.2880.042− 0.4450.011− 0.1580.2780.0770.626
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)0.2300.3650.4420.0780.6690.047− 0.1760.577
Hemoglobin (g/dL)0.1920.1890.1990.2110.2090.1770.2010.163
Single-poor Kt/V− 0.1010.523− 0.1900.388− 0.1840.289− 0.0910.604
nPCR (g/kg/day)− 0.4290.002− 0.3330.0460.0140.870− 0.4070.004
GNRI− 0.0410.745− 0.3320.051− 0.2930.0680.0870.589
Physical functioning− 0.543< 0.001− 0.5280.002− 0.2260.142− 0.551< 0.001
Symptoms− 0.570< 0.001− 0.2860.114− 0.1990.260− 0.547< 0.001
Self-rated health0.2440.0720.2850.166− 0.0960.7690.4490.001
Life satisfaction0.2880.0390.1300.578− 0.0630.7770.3620.015
  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