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Table 4 Correlation between serum Zinc level and clinical and radiological characteristics of MS

From: The emerging role of serum zinc in motor disability and radiological findings in patients with multiple sclerosis

  Serum zinc level
(r) coefficient P value
Disease duration − 0.335 0.017*
Number of relapses in the last 2 years − 0.296 0.037*
Total number of relapses − 0.466 0.001*
EDSS before pulse steroids − 0.771 < 0.001*
EDSS after pulse steroids − 0.785 < 0.001*
MRS − 0.403 0.004*
MFIS − 0.394 0.005*
MRI lesion load − 0.790 < 0.001*
  1. EDSS Expanded Disability Status Scale, MRS modified RIO score, MFIS Modified fatigue Impact Scale, MRI magnetic resonance imaging
  2. *P value < 0.05 (significant)