Multiple Sclerosis International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Multiple Sclerosis State of the Art (SMART): A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Therapy’s Adherence, Hospital Reliability’s Perception, and Services Provided Quality

Table 1

Demographic data.

SexFemales 198 (69.5%)Males 86 (30.2%)
AgeMean 36.1 (10.9 SD)Min 16.6—max 61.6
EducationYears 12.3 (3.0 SD)
Lower school3 months: 69 (26.3%)12 months: 61 (24.6%)
High school3 months: 136 (51.9%)12 months: 134 (54.0%)
Graduate3 months: 42 (16.3%)12 months: 42 (16.5%)
Other/ND3 months: 15 (5.7%)12 months: 12 (4.8%)
WorkFull or partial timeM 72.2%F 56.0%
HousewivesF 13.5%
StudentM 5.1%F 11.4%
RetiredM 8.9%F 2.2%
UnemployedM 13.9%F 12.0%
Social statusAloneM 5.1%F 8.0%
With parentsM 34.2%F 28.3%
With othersM 60.7%F 63.7%
Age at MS onset31.2 (9.4 SD)Min 9.0—max 57.5
Age at diagnosis34.0 (9.8 SD)Min 9.7—max 58.1
Time from diagnosis to therapy startingYears 1.9 (3.9 SD)