Fatigue in African American women on hemodialysis.

  title={Fatigue in African American women on hemodialysis.},
  author={Amy G Williams and Patricia Barton Crane and Daria L Kring},
  journal={Nephrology nursing journal : journal of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={610-7, 644; quiz 618}
The purpose of this study was to examine factors associated with fatigue in African American women with end stage renal disease. Twenty-seven of 36 women in the sample were fatigued. Correlations were found with mood disorder and fatigue (p < .001), social support and uremic malnutrition (p = .003), and anemia and fatigue (p = .012) and mood disorder (p = .039). Anemia, uremic malnutrition, mood disorder, and social support explained 38% of variance in fatigue scores (F = 4.768 [4, 31]; p… CONTINUE READING