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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the 96 multiple sclerosis patients

From: Validation of patient determined disease steps (PDDS) scale scores in persons with multiple sclerosis

Variable Descriptive statistic
Age (yr) 53.5 (30–78, 14)
Sex (n, % female) 77, 80%
Education (n, % college education) 41, 43%
Income (n, % ≥ $40,000 year) 56, 59%
Race (n, % Caucasian) 91, 95%
MS Type (n, % RRMS) 79, 82%
Time since diagnosis (yr) 9 (1–43, 12)
  1. Note. Values for age and disease duration are median (range, IQR). All other values are N, percentage. MS = multiple sclerosis. RRMS = relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. PDDS = Patient Determined Disease Steps scale; EDSS = Expanded Disability Status Score.