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Table 2 Comparison of coping style and quality of life scores and prevalence of depression between survivors and non-survivors

From: Evaluation of objective and subjective indicators of death in a period of one year in a sample of prevalent patients under regular hemodialysis

Variables Survivors Non-survivors Full sample P
Coping style
Problem-oriented coping 51.5 ± 8.1 50.2 ± 10.8 51.3 ± 8.4 0.332
Emotion-oriented coping 67.9 ± 9.5 70.1 ± 10.6 68.2 ± 9.7 0.315
Quality of life
Physical functioning 57.6 ± 24.9 42.6 ± 26.3 55.6 ± 25.5 0.023
Role-physical 43.1 ± 42.8 46.4 ± 39.7 43.5 ± 42.3 0.667
Bodily pain 60.6 ± 30.5 50.5 ± 26.6 59.3 ± 30.2 0.199
General health 46.2 ± 21.9 44.1 ± 18.9 45.9 ± 21.5 0.523
Vitality 56.7 ± 23.5 49.7 ± 23.6 55.8 ± 23.6 0.198
Social functioning 70.6 ± 29.4 59.7 ± 35.5 69.2 ± 30.3 0.172
Role-emotional 59.7 ± 45.1 54.0 ± 46.5 58.9 ± 45.2 0.487
Mental health 64.8 ± 21.7 56.0 ± 23.2 63.7 ± 22.0 0.090
With depressive feelings 11 (7.8) 2 (9.5) 13 (8.0) 0.679
  1. Data are means ± SD, or percentages (in parentheses)