Table 2.

Mean ± SD SF-36 scores and comparisons between in-center and satellite-based HD patients

ParameterIn-center(n = 101)Satellites(n = 101)P
Physical functioning28.5 ± 27.435.0 ± 29.50.109
Role-physical26.3 ± 34.331.3 ± 36.20.326
Bodily pain59.4 ± 29.957.7 ± 28.80.686
General health43.3 ± 21.245.1 ± 21.80.553
Vitality39.9 ± 21.743.6 ± 24.00.248
Social functioning63.4 ± 31.662.5 ± 27.20.832
Role-emotional58.5 ± 43.656.4 ± 43.10.732
Mental health71.0 ± 19.470.2 ± 20.00.787
Physical component score29.7 ± 9.931.9 ± 10.50.139
Mental component score49.6 ± 11.548.8 ± 11.50.618