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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Quantification of relevance of quality of life assessment for patients with cognitive impairment: the suitability indices

  MS   SCZ
Sociodemographic characteristics N = 124   N = 113
Sex ratio (men:women) 53:71 Sex ratio 79:34
Age in years: M ± SD   45.05 ± 10.80 Age 38.60 ± 10.80
Educational level <12 years 65 (52.8%) <12 years 62 (54.9%)
  ≥ 12 years 58 (47.2%) ≥ 12 years 51 (45.1%)
Clinical characteristics     
Disease subtypes Relapsing remitting 36 (29.0%) Paranoid schizophrenia 60 (53.1%)
Primary progressive 20 (16.3%)
Secondary progressive 61 (49.6%)
Clinically isolated syndrome 7 (5.7%)
Disease duration in years: median [range]   10 [0–31]   22 [19-27]
Severity: median [range] EDSS 4.75 [1-8] PANSS 61 [51–75]
  1. MD ± SD mean ± standard deviation.
  2. MS multiple sclerosis, SCZ schizophrenia.
  3. EDSS Expanded Disability Status Scale.
  4. PANSS Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale.