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Table 2 Demographic characteristics

From: Educational supportive group therapy and the quality of life of hemodialysis patients

Variables Experimental N (%) Control N (%) Pvalue
Agea Less than 35 Y 1 (3.3) 1 (3.3) 0.317
35–55 Y 22 (73.3) 18 (60)
More than 55 Y 7 (23.3) 11 (36.7)
Sexa Female 3 (10) 4 (13.3) 0.69
Male 27 (90) 26 (86.7)
Marital status Unmarried 29 (96.7) 28 (93.3) 0.557
Married 1 (3.3) 2 (6.6)
Education Elementary 21 (70) 25 (83.3) 0.301
High school 6 (20) 3 (10)
Higher education 3 (10) 2 (6.7)
Job Employed 4 (13.3) 6 (20)  
Unemployed 23 (76.6) 21 (70)
Housewife 3 (10) 3 (10)
Monthly Income Less than 800$ 26 (86.7) 24 (80) 0.317
800–1200$ 1 (3.3) 5 (16.7)
More than 1200$ 3 (10) 1 (3.3)
Hemodialysis History Less than 1 Y 4 (13.3) 4 (13.3) 0.92
1–3 Y 13 (43.3) 17 (56.7)
More than 3Y 13 (43.3) 9 (30)
Domicile Urban 25 (83.3) 26 (86.7) 0.72
Rural area 5 (16.7) 4 (13.3)
  1. aYates correction test