Table 3.

Mean ± SD KDHRQOL tool domain scores and comparisons between in-center and satellite-based HD patients

ParameterIn-center(n = 101)Satellites(n = 101)P
Dialysis stress1.59 ± 1.431.18 ± 1.130.021a
Fatigue rating scale3.43 ± 2.233.26 ± 2.030.589
Disease stress2.24 ± 1.701.83 ± 1.540.073
Psychological stress2.08 ± 1.822.01 ± 1.770.784
Social leisure activities1.22 ± 0.551.29 ± 0.550.357
Time to recover (min)296.6 ± 421.4365.8 ± 530.20.405
  • a Variances between groups were not the same. A Wilcoxon two-sample test reached the same conclusion (P = 0.029).