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Table 5 Years living with MS

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

Years living with MS PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH PCS MCS
0–3 (n = 36) 46.4 41.3 44.5 42.8 42.0 39.7 38.3 40.2 46.1 38.0
z = -7.16, p < .05
4 -9 (n = 27) 44.3 44.0 45.7 42.5 43.2 41.0 43.9 45.5 44.3 43.7
10–14 (n = 22) 40.3 39.2 47.5 44.0 41.8 39.8 41.8 45.0 42.4 43.2
15–19 (n = 10) 34.6 35.8 42.1 37.8 38.3 38.3 40.5 48.5 34.9
z = -4.79, p < .05
45.5
20–24 (n = 10) 44.7 39.4 43.6 41.8 38.9 35.3 40.2 42.0 43.4 38.5
z = -3.62, p < .05
25–29 (n = 3) 46.7 35.5 46.8 37.5 44.7 39.0 48.0 48.3 40.1 47.1
30–39 (n = 6) 38.8 40.7 44.4 48.4 40.2 38.1 42.8 46.9 41.7 44.2
40 + years (n = 4) 45.1 46.5 56.7 51.3 49.6 49.8 51.0 53.5 48.1 52.9
  1. PF physical function, RP role physical, BP bodily pain, GH general health, VT vitality, SF social function, RE role emotional, MH mental health, PCS physical component summary, MCS mental health component summary