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Research Article

Restless Legs Syndrome among Pakistani Population: A Cross-Sectional Study

Table 3

Characteristics of symptoms of RLS positive individuals.

CharacteristicsFemale (%)Male (%)Total (%)

Frequency of attacks*
 >16 times per month40 (60.6%)06 (23.1%)46 (50.1%)
 5–15 times09 (13.6%)06 (23.1%)15 (16.3%)
 2–4 times10 (15.2%)05 (19.2%)15 (16.3%)
 Rarely or <1 time07 (10.6%)09 (34.6%)16 (17.3%)
Severity of attacks
 Mild20 (30.3%)10 (38.5%)30 (32.6%)
 Moderate20 (30.3%)09 (34.6%)29 (31.5%)
 Severe19 (28.3%)04 (15.4%)23 (25.0%)
 Very severe07 (10.9%)03 (11.5%)10 (10.9%)
Consultation
 Yes26 (39.4%)08 (30.8%)34 (37%)
 No40 (60.6%)18 (69.2%)58 (63%)
Sleep quality
 V. good08 (12.1%)05 (19.2%)13 (14.1%)
 Fairly good34 (51.5%)13 (50.0%)47 (51.1%)
 Fairly bad19 (28.8%)07 (26.9%)26 (28.3%)
 Very bad05 (07.6%)01 (03.8%)06 (06.5%)
Periodic limb movement
 Yes21 (31.8%)10 (38.5%)31 (33.7%)
 No45 (68.2%)16 (61.5%)61 (66.3%)
Family history
 Yes34 (51.5%)15 (57.7%)49 (53.3%)
 No32 (48.5%)11 (42.3%)43 (46.7%)

value < 0.05.