Table 3.

Symptom severitya

SymptomESRD (n = 90)CKD (n = 87)P value
Feeling tired or lack of energy2.02.00.9
Dry skin2.02.00.03
Dry mouth2.02.00.2
Itching2.01.00.001
Trouble staying asleep2.02.00.3
Trouble falling asleep3.02.00.4
Muscle cramps2.02.00.1
Cough1.01.00.6
Bone or joint pain2.53.00.7
Diarrhea2.01.00.04
Swelling in legs1.02.50.08
Worrying2.02.00.7
Muscle soreness2.02.00.1
Shortness of breath2.01.00.3
Difficulty becoming sex aroused3.02.00.004
Decreased appetite2.02.00.7
Numbness or tingling in feet2.03.00.3
Feeling sad2.01.00.6
Decreased interest in sex3.02.00.009
Lightheadedness or dizziness1.01.00.5
Feeling anxious2.02.00.5
Nausea2.01.00.2
Headache1.01.00.3
Restless legs or difficulty keeping legs still2.01.00.1
Feeling irritable1.02.00.01
Constipation2.01.00.7
Difficulty concentrating2.01.00.3
Vomiting3.01.50.2
Feeling nervous2.01.00.5
Chest pain2.02.00.6
  • a Data denote median severity.