Table 4

Fatigue assessed in the Fatigue Severity Scale (FSS)* in relation to reported heat sensitivity (n = 252)**

Non- fatigue

(n = 76)

Borderline fatigue

(n = 45)

Severe fatigue

(n = 131)

Total

n

P-value


Heat sensitive, n (%)

30 (39)

25 (55.5)

94 (72)

149

p<0.001

Not heat sensitive, n (%)

46 (61)

20 (44.5)

37 (28)

103


*FSS≤4 = Non-fatigue; 4 > FSS <5 = Borderline fatigue; FSS≥5 = Severe fatigue;

**Missing value, n = 4

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

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