Table 2.

Prevalence of symptomsa

SymptomESRD (n = 90)CKD (n = 87)P valueb
Feeling tired or lack of energy71 (79)68 (78)1.0
Worrying42 (47)52 (59)0.1
Dry skin42 (47)46 (53)0.5
Itching46 (51)38 (44)0.4
Trouble staying asleep50 (56)38 (44)0.1
Trouble falling asleep54 (60)38 (44)0.04
Feeling sad30 (33)37 (43)0.2
Feeling irritable33 (37)37 (43)0.5
Difficulty becoming sexually aroused42 (47)35 (40)0.5
Bone or joint pain30 (33)34 (39)0.4
Muscle cramps45 (50)33 (38)0.1
Feeling anxious28 (31)33 (38)0.3
Decreased interest in sex39 (43)31 (36)0.4
Dry mouth45 (50)30 (34)0.05
Constipation23 (26)30 (33)0.3
Swelling in legs22 (24)28 (32)0.3
Restless legs35 (39)28 (32)0.4
Feeling nervous26 (29)27 (31)0.9
Headache23 (26)26 (30)0.6
Diarrhea25 (28)22 (25)0.7
Decreased appetite29 (32)22 (25)0.3
Cough28 (31)21 (24)0.3
Muscle soreness30 (33)21 (24)0.2
Nausea24 (27)21 (24)0.7
Lightheadedness or dizziness35 (39)20 (23)0.02
Shortness of breath21 (23)19 (22)0.9
Difficulty concentrating25 (28)19 (22)0.4
Numbness or tingling in feet27 (30)18 (21)0.2
Vomiting12 (13)10 (11)0.8
Chest pain7 (8)7 (8)1.0
  • a Data reported as n (%).

  • b All Pvalues are pre-Bonferroni correction.