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Research Article

The Relationship between Health-Promoting Behaviors and Resilience in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Table 5

Correlation between resilience and demographic characteristics, disease characteristics, and subgroups of health-promoting behavior ( ).

Resilience scores
VariablesHigh-risk groupEarly CKD groupPre-ESRD group

Gender−.075−.239−.345**
Education level .349* .244.163
Occupation−.015−.282*−.377**
Diabetes .232−.015.358**
Nutrition .406** .665**.443**
Self-actualization .551** .820**.690**
Interpersonal support.257 .736**.533**
Sports/leisure.193 .443**.419**
Stress management.379* .769**.680**

High-risk group: the families of CKD patients.
Early CKD group: GFR > 45 mL/min/1.73 m2.
Pre-ESRD group: GFR < 45 mL/min/1.73 m2.
* , ** , and *** .
Statistical methods: correlation analysis.