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Table 3 Comparison between the good and bad sleepers groups as regards demographic and clinical variables

From: Sleep pattern in a group of patients undergoing hemodialysis compared to control

  Good sleeper Poor sleeper P value
Age 39.2 ± 9.2 43.1 ± 6.0 0.362
Gender Female 2 (33.3%) 5 (35.7%) 0.664
Male 4 (66.7%) 9 (64.3%)
Marital state Single 2 (33.3%) 2 (14.3%) 0.343
Married 4 (66.7%) 12 (85.7%)
BMI 25.1 ± 1.8 26.1 ± 3.5 0.413
Duration of illness 3.5 ± 1.9 6.4 ± 3.7 0.032
HTN 1 (16.7%) 9 (64.3%) 0.070
DM 3 (50%) 6(42.9%) 0.574
Creatinine (mg/dl) 12.1 ± 2.1 8.6 ± 1.9 0.008
Bun (mg/dl) 57.3 ± 7.1 55.4 ± 20.6 0.755
Na (mEq/l) 133.5 ± 5.8 135.6 ±3 0.438
K (mEq/l) 4.5 ± .3 4.7 ± .9 0.517
Hgb (g/dl) 10.9 ± 1.2 10.4 ± 1.3 0.376
WBCs (103/μl) 7.2 ± 2.5 7.1 ± 2 0.930
Platelets (× 103/μl) 166.8 ± 41.6 195.4 ± 64.6 0.256
  1. BMI body mass index, HTN hypertension, DM diabetes mellitus, Hgb hemoglobin