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Table 2 Comorbidity prevalence and type in people with and without MS

From: Physical and mental health comorbidity is common in people with multiple sclerosis: nationally representative cross-sectional population database analysis

  MS n (%) Non-MS n (%) OR* (95% CI)
Significance p
No comorbidity 1,027 (26.8) 597,363 (47.1) 0.20 (0.18-0.22) p<0.001
One 2,799 (73.2) 671,496 (52.9) 2.44 (2.26-2.64) p<0.0001
Two 714 (18.7) 159,293 (12.6) 1.49 (1.38-1.62) p<0.0001
Three 546 (14.3) 97,368 (7.7) 1.86 (1.69-2.04) p<0.0001
Four or more 669 (17.5) 136,847 (10.8) 1.61 (1.47-1.77) p<0.0001
Any physical comorbidity 2,475 (64.7) 600,669 (47.3) 2.05 (1.90-2.21) p<0.0001
Any mental health comorbidity 1,541 (40.3) 227,361 (17.9) 2.94 (2.75-3.14) p<0.0001
  1. *Odds Ratios adjusted for Age, Sex and Deprivation Scores.