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Table 1 Hauser Ambulation index scoring

From: Telephone-based assessment of multiple sclerosis patients at Ain Shams University Hospital in the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

0 = Asymptomatic; fully active
1 = Walks normally, but reports fatigue that interferes with athletic or other demanding activities
2 = Abnormal gait or episodic imbalance; gait disorder is noticed by family and friends; able to walk 25 ft (8 m) in 10 s or less
3 = Walks independently; able to walk 25 ft in 20 s or less
4 = Requires unilateral support (cane or single crutch) to walk; walks 25 ft in 20 s or less
5 = Requires bilateral support (canes, crutches, or walker) and walks 25 ft in 20 s or less; or requires unilateral support but needs more than 20 s to walk 25 ft
6 = Requires bilateral support and more than 20 s to walk 25 ft; may use wheelchair* on occasion
7 = Walking limited to several steps with bilateral support; unable to walk 25 ft; may use wheelchair* for most activities
8 = Restricted to wheelchair; able to transfer self independently
9 = Restricted to wheelchair; unable to transfer self independently