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Research Article

Factors for Lower Walking Speed in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis

Table 2

Mainly walking speed correlations (Pearson).

VariableWalking speed

Disability (EDSS)−0.740
Balance confidence (ABC scale)0.703
Walking impact (MSWS-12)−0.677
Motor imagery (mental chronometry)0.556
Recurrent falls0.445
Fatigue (MFIS)−0.423
Physical activity (IPAQ)0.315

All correlations are statistically significant ( ). EDSS: Expanded Disability Status Scale. ABC scale: Activities-Specific Balance Confidence Scale. MSWS-12: Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12. MFIS: Modified Fatigue Impact Scale. IPAQ: International Physical Activity Questionnaire.
Significantly different.