Table 1: Clinical characteristics of 120 persons with multiple sclerosis.

Total
( )
Normal walking speed
( )
Lower walking speed
( )
P value

Walking impact (MSWS-12)28.53 ± 23.975.00 ± 8.2632.20 ± 23.89<.01*
Fallers (absolute/percentual)36 (30.00%)36 (35.30%)0 (0.00%)<.01*
Disability (EDSS)2.68 ± 2.001.00 ± 1.013.02 ± 1.99<.01*
Fatigue (MFIS)32.64 ± 21.7415.44 ± 16.6735.67 ± 21.17<.01*
Physical activity (IPAQ)1991.41 ± 2567.743495.19 ± 3690.701726.04 ± 2236.41.06
Normal walking speed (10-MWT)0.95 ± 0.341.40 ± 0.140.86 ± 0.29<.01*
Dual-task speed0.84 ± 0.911.18 ± 0.240.78 ± 0.97<.01*
Motor imagery speed (mental chronometry)1.22 ± 0.731.73 ± 0.931.14 ± 0.66.02*
Balance confidence (ABC scale)72.13 ± 26.1795.49 ± 5.9568.01 ± 26.20<.01*
Vision (NEI VFQ-25)
 General health54.37 ± 29.1077.77 ± 22.5050.24 ± 28.25<.01*
 General vision77.33 ± 22.4491.11 ± 10.2274.90 ± 23.15<.01*
 Ocular pain79.27 ± 26.0588.88 ± 13.4877.57 ± 27.38<.01*
 Near activities80.90 ± 28.0398.61 ± 4.2877.77 ± 29.27<.01*
 Distance activities79.16 ± 28.0894.90 ± 11.1276.38 ± 29.27<.01*
 Social functioning87.08 ± 25.5698.61 ± 5.8985.04 ± 27.13<.01*
 Mental health78.02 ± 24.1090.62 ± 8.9075.79 ± 25.25<.01*
 Role difficulties44.16 ± 18.4052.08 ± 12.3142.76 ± 18.98.01*
 Dependency88.95 ± 25.3699.07 ± 3.9287.17 ± 27.09<.01*
 Color vision92.64 ± 21.91100.00 0.0091.33 ± 23.56<.01*
 Peripheral vision80.72 ± 28.75100.00 0.0077.25 ± 29.96<.01*

Values expressed as mean ± SD. MSWS-12: Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12. EDSS: Expanded Disability Status Scale. MFIS: Modified Fatigue Impact Scale. IPAQ: International Physical Activity Questionnaire. 10-MWT: Ten Meter Walk Test. ABC scale: Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale. NEI VFQ-25: Vision-specific quality of life.
Significantly different.