Table 3.

Differences in mean (SD) patient perception of nocturnal home hemodialysis

Self-cannulation (“I will be comfortable inserting the needles by myself”)2.11 (1.55)*3.57 (1.44)
Quality of care (“I will receive as good care as I would in the hospital”)2.34 (1.48)*4.10 (1.29)
Self-efficacy (“I will be able to perform the treatment [nocturnal hemodialysis] properly”)2.57 (1.52)*4.37 (1.19)
Fear of a catastrophic event (“I worry that something will go wrong during my treatment”)3.72 (1.54)*2.94 (1.47)