Table 2.

Comparison of mean (SD) self-perceived measures of health and psychosocial attributes between CHD and NHHD patients

MeasuresCHDNHHDP
SF-12
    Physical Component score34.73 (10.6)41.47 (10.9)0.000
    Mental Component score45.27 (11.3)47.30 (11.1)0.251
Self-care agency3.85 (0.41)3.91 (0.33)0.394
Perceived social support5.18 (1.49)5.42 (1.23)0.274
Anxiety
    state38.44 (13.39)38.15 (10.68)0.882
    trait39.68 (12.32)37.93 (10.19)0.350
  • CHD, conventional hemodialysis; NHHD, nocturnal home hemodialysis.