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Table 2 Adjusted† mean scores and differences in overall and single attribute utility scores for respondents with and without MS

From: The burden of multiple sclerosis: A community health survey

  MS General Population Mean Difference (95% CI)
Overall HUI3 score 0.58 0.84 0.25 (0.20 – 0.31)*
Vision 0.94 0.96 0.03 (0.01 – 0.05)*
Hearing 0.99 0.99 0.00 (-0.01 – 0.004)
Speech 0.99 1.00 0.01 (-0.003 – 0.006)
Ambulation 0.72 0.98 0.26 (0.20 – 0.32)*
Dexterity 0.93 1.00 0.06 (0.03 – 0.10)*
Emotion 0.92 0.95 0.03 (0.01 – 0.05)*
Cognition 0.89 0.94 0.05 (0.02 – 0.09)*
Pain 0.77 0.91 0.14 (0.09 – 0.19)*
  1. † Adjusted for age, sex, education, marital status, social assistance, and number of medical conditions other than MS
  2. * p < 0.05 based on the Bootstrap Variance Estimate for between groups difference after adjusting for covariates.