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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Health-Related Quality of Life in people with Multiple Sclerosis: How does this Population Compare to Population-based Norms in Different Health Domains?

  Frequency Percent
Sex   
Female 107 89.2
Male 13 10.8
Total 120 100.0
Age   
18—24 4 3.3
25—34 19 15.8
35—44 44 36.7
45—54 28 23.3
55—64 19 15.8
65—74 6 5.0
Total 120 100.0
Years living with MS   
0—3 years 36 30.0
4—9 years 27 22.5
10—14 years 22 18.3
15—19 years 10 8.3
20—24 years 10 8.3
25—29 years 3 2.5
30—39 years 6 5.0
40 + years 4 3.3
Total 118 98.3
Missing 2 1.7
Total 120 100.0
Marital status   
Married 78 65.0
Divorced 14 11.7
Separated 5 4.2
Never married 23 19.2
Total 120 100.0
Health insurance   
Yes 110 91.7
Private 83 69.2
Medicare 19 15.8
Medicaid 7 2.8
Not specified 11 9.2
No 9 7.5
Missing 1 .8
Total 120 100
Employment   
Employed full time 45 37.8
Employed part-time 17 14.3
Unemployed looking for work 3 2.5
Unemployed not looking for work 12 10.1
Retired 10 8.4
Student 4 3.4
Disabled 28 23.5
Total 119 100.0
Ambulation status   
I > 500ft 92 76.7
I with AD > 500’ 11 9.2
A w/wo AD < 500’ 7 5.8
A w/wo AD < 50’ 7 5.8
A with WC for most mobility 3 2.5
  1. I independent, A ambulate, w/wo with or without, WC wheelchair