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Table 4 Comparison among study population according to the MSNQ score

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

  Group A
(score in MSNQ ˂27)
(n=70)
Group B
(score in MSNQ ≥27)
(n=35)
P
Age (years) Range 18–42 21–58 0.673
Median 33 35
Gender Male 22 7 0.217
Female 48 28
Type of MS RRMS 64 31 0.600
SPMS 5 4
PPMS 1 0
Total duration of illness (months) Range 24 21 0.700
Median 3 5
EDSS score Range 0–7 0–7 0.383
Median 2.0 3.0
EDSS grading Mild (0–3) 48 21 0.681
Moderate (3.5–6) 17 11
Severe (˃6) 5 3
Number of relapses during the last year No relapse 28 14 0.568
One relapse 31 18
Two relapses 11 2
More than two relapses 2 1