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JCDR. 2021; 12(3): 1123-1134

Assessment Of Nutritional Status Of Hemodialysis Patients And Its Associated Factors Using Subjective Global Assessment In Iran

Behzad Hemmatpour, Somayeh Mahdavikian, Masoud Fallahi, Afsaneh Fathi, Maryam Chaleh Chaleh, Kamran Vafaei1.


Background: The aim of this study was to assess the nutritional status of hemodialysis patients and its associated factors using subjective global assessment (SGA) in Iran.
Methods: The study was a cross-sectional study that was carried out on 250 hemodialysis patients referred to Imam Reza hospital of Kermanshah city (Iran) in 2016. The data collection tool was a two-part questionnaire related to nutritional status of hemodialysis patients using the Subjective Global assessment (SGA) method. To evaluate the association between nutritional status and its associated factors, Univariate and multiple linear regression analysis were employed then crude and adjusted β with 95% confidence interval were calculated. The data were analyzed by SPSS 22 and P-Value

Key words: Hemodialysis, Nutritional Status, Subjective Global Assessment (SGA)

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