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Table 1 Data including socio-demographic, Short Form 36 (SF-36), Life Satisfaction 11 (LiSat-11) for whole sample and comparison between patients with epilepsy and multiple sclerosis

From: Sexual dysfunction and mental health in patients with multiple sclerosis and epilepsy

 Total n (%)Epilepsy n(%)Multiple Sclerosis n (%)p
Number414 (100)156 (38)258 (62) 
Gender, male134 (32)56 (37)78 (30).233
Age, median, range45, 21–7649,21–7644, 21–73.001
Age at diagnoses, median, range30, 1–7123, 1–7130, 12–66.000
Disease duration in age, median, range13, 2–7118, 2–7112, 2–30.000
Regular partner, Yes307 (74)110 (72)197 (80).070
Education ≥12 years, Yes301 (73)99 (64)202 (78).001
Employment at project start, Yes269 (65)95 (60)174 (67)159
Income ≥42.000 Euro, Yes296 (72)105 (67)191 (74).160
Bladder dysfunction, Yes198 (48)27 (18)171 (67).000
Medicated with
Diagnosis related medications371 (90)140 (90)231 (90).946
Cardiovascular medication57 (14)20 (13)37 (15).622
Psychopharmaca52 (13)23 (15)29 (12).323
Antidiabetics14 (4)9 (6)5 (2).042
SF-36n = 397
(mean (SD)
n = 144
(mean (SD)
n = 253
(mean (SD)
 
Total score76.6 (12.7)79.9 (11.4)74.9 (13.1).000
Physical Component Summery41.6 (9.0)44.9 (7.4)39.8 (9.4).000
Mental Component Summery49.8 (10.5)47.6 (11.2)51.0 (9.8).002
LiSat-11n = 410
(mean (SD)
n = 154
(mean (SD)
n = 256
(mean (SD)
 
Life as a Whole4.8 (1.1)4.7 (1.3)4.8 (1.0).176
ClosenessHealthSpare time4.2 (1.5)4.2 (1.6)4.3 (1.5).414
Family life4.7 (1.0)4.7 (1.1)4.6 (1.0).679
4.7 (1.0)4.6 (1.3)4.7 (1. 1).522
4.5 (1.4)4.4 (1.4)4.6 (1.3).176
  1.  = Student’s t-test, otherwise Chi-square test. SF-36 range up to 100, 100 is best. LiSat-11 range 1–6, 6 is best