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Table 2 Patient characteristics measured at time for test 1 in responders and non-responders in test 2 among outpatients with chronic kidney disease (n = 555)

From: Patient-reported outcome measures for clinical decision-making in outpatient follow-up: validity and reliability of a renal disease questionnaire

  Responders (n = 160)
n (%)
Non-responders (n = 395)
n (%)
p value
Gender, men 115 (71) 225 (57) < 0.001
Age, year median [IQR] 69 [18.5] 56 [30] 0.04b
eGFR, median [IQR] 28.2 [10] 33,4 [10] 0.78b
CCI, mean (SD) 1.31 (1.5) 1,28 (1.31) 0.82
 Low 0 49(30) 169 (42)  
 Medium 1–2 88(55) 175 (44)  
 High > 2 23(15) 51 (14)  
Quality of life (EQ-5D)a
Median, [IQR] 0.80 [30] 0.80 [20] 0.97b
General healtha
 Excellent 16 (10) 5 (7) 0.76b
 Very good 37 (23) 22 (30)  
 Good 68 (42) 30 (40)  
 Fair 36 (23) 15 (20)  
 Poor 3 (2) 2 (3)  
  1. Patients reporting change in health and patients who have been in contact with the clinic are excluded
  2. aNon-responders (n = 74) in test 2. CCI = Charlson Comorbidity Index; eGFR = estimated glomerular filtrations rate (renal function); EQ-5D = European Quality of life 5-Dimensions; IQR = Inter Quartile Range; p-value = Chi-squared or bMann-Whitney; SD = Standard Deviation