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Table 1 Demographic characteristics

From: Health-related quality of life in multiple sclerosis: temperament outweighs EDSS

Parameter MS
n = 139
Median age, years (range) 40 (19–72)
Female (%) 70.5%
Median EDSS (range) 1.5 (0–8)
Annualized relapse rate (ARR) 0.58
Immunomodulatory treatment 69%
Median disease duration in months (range) 108 (1–492)
Disease course  
Relapsing remitting 76.3%
Secondary progressive 20.1%
Primary progressive 3.6%
Family Status  
Married 42.4%
Divorced 9.3%
Single 47.5%
Widowed 0.7%
Employment status  
Full-time employment 38.1%
Part-time employment 16.5%
Student 7.2%
Housewife 2.2%
Unemployed 36.0%