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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: Development and validation of an interpretive guide for PROMIS scores

Participant Characteristics (n = 1594)
 Mean [SD]
Participant age (years)59.3 [13.0]
Years since diagnosis29.0 [21.6]
PROMIS v1.0 Short Form 4a T-scores
 Fatigue55.4 [10.4]
 Anxiety51.7 [8.9]
 Depression50.1 [8.8]
 Pain Interference55.0 [9.7]
 n (%)
Diagnosis
 Multiple sclerosis509 (31.9)
 Muscular dystrophy282 (17.7)
 Post-polio syndrome389 (24.4)
 Spinal cord injury414 (26.0)
Gender
 Female1017 (63.8)
 Male576 (36.1)
 Did not respond1 (0.1)
Race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White1454 (91.2)
 Other128 (8.0)
 Did not respond12 (0.8)
Education
 Some high school or less23 (1.4)
 High school grad/GED189 (11.9)
 Some college/vocational or technical degree476 (29.9)
 College degree499 (31.3)
 Graduate or professional degree405 (25.4)
 Did not respond2 (0.1)