Table 3

Logistic regression analyses of dichotomized common MS symptoms (1 = never to sometimes, 2 = usually to always) as dependent variables, and disability (EDSS 0-6.5) and heat sensitivity (1 = yes/0 = no) as independent variables

MS symptoms

EDSS

Heat sensitivity

R2 Nagelkerke


OR

95%Cl

P-value

OR

95%Cl

P-value


Fatigue

1.15

0.98-1.32

0.086

2.55

1.48-4.25

<0.001

.136

Leg weakness

1.51

1.26-1.81

<0.001

2.21

1.24-3.93

0.007

.274

Spasms

1.79

1.43-2.22

<0.001

1.65

0.77-3.50

0.194

.232

Balance problems

1.62

1.34-1.94

<0.001

1.48

0.83-2.65

0.181

.285

Concentration difficulties

1.08

0.92-1.28

0.354

3.40

1.85-6.25

<0.001

.123

Pain

1.09

0.92-1.29

0.344

3.55

1.87-6.77

<0.001

.136

Paraesthesia

1.20

1.02-1.41

0.026

2.10

1.21-3.64

0.008

.095

Urination urgency

1.27

1.05-1.54

0.016

2.75

1.28-5.90

0.009

.256


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

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