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Table 1 Characteristics and EQ-5D-5L data of subjects

From: Relationship between hemodialysis and health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study of diagnosis and duration of hemodialysis

  All (n = 274) Chronic glomerulonephritis (n = 82) Diabetic nephropathy (n = 96) Nephrosclerosis (n = 40) Cystic kidney (n = 12) Pregnancy toxemia (n = 6) Others (n = 38) P value
Sex (M/F) 173/101 43/39 72/24 24/16 8/4 0/6 26/12 < 0.001
Age (year) 68.8 ± 12.7 67.5 ± 11.1 67.9 ± 10.9 79.7 ± 11.9 61.6 ± 8.7 68.8 ± 7.8 64.6 ± 16.4 < 0.001
Age < 59 59 16 23 2 5 0 13 < 0.001
60–69 83 33 27 6 5 4 8
70–79 71 22 31 6 2 1 9
≥ 80 62 11 16 26 0 1 8
Duration of hemodialysis (y) 8.0 ± 9.1 14.2 ± 11.7 5.2 ± 4.3 3.6 ± 3.7 7.9 ± 8.2 19.3 ± 12.0 4.3 ± 7.0 < 0.001
EQ-5D-5L score 0.772 ± 0.215 0.750 ± 0.236 0.768 ± 0.221 0.802 ± 0.197 0.814 ± 0.175 0.819 ± 0.122 0.787 ± 0.207 0.779
EQ-5D-5L VAS 69.8 ± 21.0 70.9 ± 20.8 71.2 ± 19.7 69.9 ± 24.8 61.1 ± 23.3 68.7 ± 22.5 64.3 ± 22.5 0.584