Table 2

Significant dichotomized MS symptoms (never to sometimes and usually to always) in relation to reported heat sensitivity (n = 256)

MS-related symptoms*

Appear usually to always n (%)

Heat sensitive %

P-value


Fatigue

148 (58.5)

68

p<0.001

Leg weakness

144 (57)

66

p=0.003

Concentration difficulties

80 (31)

77.5

p<0.001

Loneliness

31 (12)

81

p=0.010

Pain

74 (29)

78

p<0.001

Paraesthesia

100 (40)

69

p=0.004

Urination urgency

51 (20)

76.5

p=0.004


*) Missing values between two and six

Flensner et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-27

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