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Table 5 Effect of patient, apathy, fatigue, and depression factors in the BRB-N tests

From: Apathy/depression, but not subjective fatigue, is related with cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

  SRT-LTS SRT-CLTR SRT-D SPART SPART-D
Explanatory variable Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value
Patient −0.3135 <0.0001 −0.3465 <0.0001 −0.3189 <0.0001 −0.3591 <0.0001 −0.2706 <0.0001
Apathy −0.1249 0.0314 −0.1154 0.0470 −0.1379 0.0191 −0.1107 n.s. −0.1807 0.0025
Fatigue 0.1713 0.0035 0.1362 0.0199 0.1245 0.0352 0.0326 n.s. 0.060 n.s.
Depression −0.1916 0.0028 −0.1405 0.0281 −0.1190 n.s. −0.0803 n.s. −0.0667 n.s.
Adjusted R-squared 0.1684 0.1668 0.1485 0.1659 0.1243
  SDMT PASAT3 PASAT2 WLG   
Explanatory variable Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value Standard estimate (β) p value   
Patient −0.5251 <0.0001 −0.3823 <0.0001 −0.3858 <0.0001 −0.4319 <0.0001   
Apathy −0.0764 n.s. −0.0176 n.s. −0.0108 n.s. −0.1511 0.0058   
Fatigue 0.1340 0.0074 0.0842 n.s. 0.0673 n.s. 0.2171 <0.0001   
Depression −0.2664 <0.0001 −0.2471 <0.0001 −0.2516 <0.0001 −0.1708 0.0046   
Adjusted R-squared 0.3933 0.2221 0.2301 0.2647   
  1. n.s.: not significant (p > 0.05).