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Table 4 Factors associated with sexual function scale score

From: Sexual function in multiple sclerosis and associations with demographic, disease and lifestyle characteristics: an international cross-sectional study

   Adj Coef. P 95 % CI  
Age   −0.47 <0.001 −0.62 −0.31
Gender Male Ref    
Female 2.06 0.24 −1.361 5.48
Marital status Married/cohabiting/ partnered Ref    
Single 7.95 <0.001 3.64 12.25
Separated/divorced/ widower 12.56 <0.001 7.99 17.14
Employment status Employed full or part time Ref    
Student or stay at home carer −1.51 0.501 −5.92 2.89
Unemployed 1.27 0.637 −4.02 6.57
Retired due to age or disability −5.19 0.007 −8.98 −1.40
Level of disability No or some disability Ref    
Gait/cane disability −6.25 <0.001 −9.55 −2.94
Major mobility support −5.91 0.032 −11.31 −0.51
Clinically significant fatigue No Ref    
Yes −5.41 0.001 −8.57 −2.26
Depression screen Negative Ref    
Positive −13.77 <0.001 −17.41 −10.14
Prescription anti-depressant use Yes −9.40 <0.001 −12.74 −6.06
No Ref    
Physical activity Low active Ref    
Moderate active 3.11 0.07 −0.19 6.41
High active 4.11 0.024 0.54 7.67
  1. N = 1756, F(14, 1741) = 31.01, p < =0.001, Adj R-squared = 0.1932