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Table 4 Analysis of predictor variables for the FAMS score, EQ-5D index score and EQ VAS

From: Preference-based Health status in a German outpatient cohort with multiple sclerosis

  FAMS score EQ-5D index score EQ VAS
  beta 95% CI for B p-value beta 95% CI for B p-value beta 95% CI for B p-value
Constant   157.067;191.542 <0.001   0.851;1.291 <0.001   65.058;101.797 <0.001
M-FIS −0.611 −1.289;-0.831 <0.001 −0,431 −0.008;-0.002 <0.001 −0.523 −0.809;-0.325 <0.001
BDI-II −0.344 −1.579;-0.759 <0.001 −0,040 −0.006;0.004 n.s. −0.094 −0.638;0.237 n.s.
MSFC (z-score) 0.104 0.480;8.680 <0.05 0,194 0.004;0.109 <0.05 0.268 3.002;11.666 0.001
EDSS −0.209 −6.129;1.411 n.s. −0.259 −0.063;-0.001 <0.05 −0.281 −5.617;-0.670 <0.05
Age 0.018 −0.251;0.360 n.s. −0.044 −0.005;0.003 n.s. 0.035 −0.263;0.393 n.s.
Gender −0.060 −10.103;1.625 n.s. −0.030 −0.88;0.060 n.s. −0.007 −6.478;5.888 n.s.
Working status −0.021 −2.166;1.325 n.s. −0.026 −0.026;0.019 n.s. −0.032 −2.269;1.470 n.s.
Family status 0.020 −2.221;3.607 n.s. −0.046 −0.048;0.026 n.s. 0.081 −1.312;4.813 n.s.
Number of household inhabitans 0.033 −0.167;0.394 n.s. 0.134 0.000;0.007 n.s. 0.101 −0.077;0.512 n.s.
   R2 = 0.840    R2 = 0.420    R2 = 0.581  
  1. beta: Beta standardized linear coefficient, 95% CI: 95% confidence interval for unstandardized linear coefficients, R2: coefficient of determination.
  2. FAMS Functional Assessment in Multiple Sclerosis; EQ-5D EuroQoL, EQ VAS Visual Analogue Scale, M-FIS Modified Fatigue Impact Scale, BDI-II Beck Depression Inventory, MSFC: Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite.