Table 6.

Frequency and helpfulness of key questions of the education/training

QuestionsMean Scores
ICHD PatientsPD PatientsHHD PatientsTX Patients
OftenHelpfulIntensityOftenHelpfulIntensityOftenHelpfulIntensityOftenHelpfulIntensity
I received personal attention from my doctor4.04.922.35.45.833.63.65.220.84.45.326.2
I was given equal amounts of information about PD and HD5.45.933.66.36.541.85.66.537.06.26.541.2
I had a chance to ask my personal questions4.45.626.75.96.540.04.76.030.84.85.731.0
A dialysis nurse met with me5.46.033.66.06.339.25.56.235.06.06.539.7
I was given information about my diet and medication4.85.529.25.96.137.94.85.828.95.96.238.0
The doctor and nurse explained my blood pressure to me2.73.713.93.64.220.93.74.720.44.35.126.1
There was a discussion about staying employed2.83.814.83.64.321.63.54.518.44.35.026.1