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PD vs. standard HD for health-related quality of life, and employment
A DOPPS study analyzed data from 7,771 standard in-center HD and PD patients in six countries. Those from Japan had the highest physical functioning and employment rates—with PD better than HD. The U.S. had the highest mental functioning and lowest employment rates. During one year, physical and mental function did not change much.
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