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Table 3 Adjusted† mean scores and differences in overall and single attribute utility scores for respondents with and without MS, but no other chronic conditions

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

  MS General Population Mean Difference (95% CI)
Overall HUI3 score 0.64 0.93 0.29 (0.18 to 0.41)*
Vision 0.95 0.98 0.03 (-0.01 to 0.07)*
Hearing 1.00 0.99 0.00 (0.00 to -0.01)
Speech 0.99 1.00 0.00 (-0.01 to 0.02)
Ambulation 0.69 1.00 0.31 (0.17 to 0.44)*
Dexterity 0.95 1.00 0.05 (-0.01 to 0.11)
Emotion 0.93 0.97 0.04 (-0.01 to 0.09)*
Cognition 0.88 0.97 0.09 (0.02 to 0.16)*
Pain 0.88 1.00 0.11 (0.03 to 0.20)*
  1. † Adjusted for age, sex, education, marital status, and social assistance
  2. * p < 0.05 based on the Bootstrap Variance Estimate for between groups difference after adjusting for covariates.