Table 2.

KDQOL-SF survey and Dialysis Knowledge Test scores for RS patientsa

ParameterBaseline3 Mo6 Mo
KDQOL-SF MCS (mean ± SD)48.6 ± 11.5 (n = 389)NA51.4 ± 11.1 (n = 159)b
KDQOL-SF PCS (mean ± SD)38.0 ± 10.2 (n = 389)NA36.5 ± 9.7 (n = 162)
Dialysis Knowledge Test (mean % correct ± SD)62.1 ± 18.9 (n = 561)68.8 ± 19.4 (n = 362)c79.3 ± 14.9 (n = 231)c
  • a KDQOL-SF, Kidney Disease Quality of Life; MCS, Mental Component Score; NA, not applicable; PCS, Physical Component Score.

  • b P < 0.05 versus baseline.

  • c P < 0.001 versus baseline.