Table 2

Change in health-related quality of life scores for all patients (n=179)

Scale (range, 0–100)BaselineFollow-upChange scores (95% CI)P value*
Symptom problem list72.5±20.574.3±20.11.7 (−2.6 to 6.0)0.43
Effect of kidney disease74.4±23.473.2±23.8−1.2 (−6.5 to 4.2)0.67
Burden of kidney disease59.2±30.857.1±32.3−2.1 (−9.3 to 5.0)0.56
Physical composite summary35.5±10.635.1±11.1−0.4 (−2.8 to 2.0)0.73
Mental composite summary48.3±10.546.8±11.2−1.5 (−3.9 to 1.0)0.24
  • *P value from Student’s t-test.