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Table 3 Number of PwMS who during the study a) perceived needs of the different health-related services at all times (inclusion, 6, 12, 18 and 24 months), sometimes or never, and b) of those who perceived a need, the proportion of PwMS who were satisfied at all times, sometimes or never

From: Perceived needs and satisfaction with care in people with multiple sclerosis: A two-year prospective study

  Need, n (%) Satisfied, %
   All times Sometimes Never
Physiotherapy     
   All times 53 (26) 40 60 0
   Sometimes 118 (59) 42 37 20
   Never 29 (14)    
Occupational therapy     
   All times 11 (6) 54 45 0
   Sometimes 114 (57) 48 31 21
   Never 75 (37)    
Rehabilitation periods     
   All times 11 (6) 0 91 9
   Sometimes 110 (55) 40 29 31
   Never 79 (40)    
Assistive devices     
   All times 10 (5) 50 50 0
   Sometimes 129 (64) 62 26 12
   Never 61 (30)    
Workplace adaptation     
   All times 1 (0) - - -
   Sometimes 90 (45) 56 13 31
   Never 109 (54)    
Home adaptation     
   All times 0 (0) - - -
   Sometimes 104 (52) 58 18 24
   Never 96 (48)    
Transportation service for the disabled 40 (20) 68 32 0
   All times 84 (42) 76 14 10
   Sometimes 76 (38)    
   Never     
Home help/Personal assistants     
   All times 10 (5) 30 70 0
   Sometimes 73 (36) 46 23 30
   Never 117 (58)    
Psychosocial support/Counselling     
   All times 4 (2) 0 75 25
   Sometimes 116 (58) 46 16 38
   Never 80 (40)    
Information on social insurance/vocational rehabilitation     
   All times 1 (0) 0 100 0
   Sometimes 113 (56) 24 14 62
   Never 86 (43)