Table 3

Mean annual EDSS score change by potential prognostic factors

Mean

N

Std. Error of Mean

Test

P


Sex

Male

0.169

783

0.031

Mann-Whitney

0.204

Female

0.111

2399

0.018


Age at baseline

0–39

0.102

1803

0.021

Mann-Whitney

0.014

40+

0.155

1381

0.023


Relapses in two years prior to baseline

2

0.146

1480

0.023

Kruskal-Wallis

0.878

3

0.099

954

0.029

4+

0.116

750

0.032


Progression rate prior to baseline (>2 reviews)

0 to 0.464

0.169

775

0.033

Mann-Whitney

0.455

>0.464

0.213

806

0.035


Pickin et al. BMC Neurology 2009 9:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-9-1

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