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Table 2 MS score and MS score component frequency within the validation/test population

From: Development and validation of a claims-based measure as an indicator for disease status in patients with multiple sclerosis treated with disease-modifying drugs

  MS disease status group
Low tertile Medium tertile High tertile
Patients, n 3902 3801 3682
MS score
 Mean (SD) 0.24 (0.71) 8.95 (2.46) 21.77 (9.23)
 Median (IQR) 0.00 (0.00–0.00) 10.00 (9.05–10.00) 19.21 (14.78–23.99)
 Minimum 0 4.27 12.92
 Maximum 2.38 12.38 91.35
MS score components, n (%)
 Rehabilitation 0 0 135 (3.7)
 Altered mental state 0 0 133 (3.6)
 Pain 0 0 370 (10.0)
 Disability 0 2409 (63.4) 3369 (91.5)
 Stiffness 0 4 (0.1) 115 (3.1)
 Balance disorder 0 362 (9.5) 1823 (49.5)
 Urinary incontinence 0 126 (3.3) 425 (11.5)
 Numbness 0 317 (8.3) 1223 (33.2)
 Malaise and fatigue 0 686 (18.0) 1892 (51.4)
 Infections 388 (9.9) 550 (14.5) 731 (19.9)
  1. IQR interquartile range, MS multiple sclerosis, SD standard deviation