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Table 3 Demographic and clinical data of patients with multiple sclerosis according to MoCA

From: Assessment of cognitive functions in patients with multiple sclerosis

Variable Cognition p value
Impaired
(n = 24)
Intact
(n = 26)
Age, years Mean ± SD 36.88 ± 9.77 33.24 ± 7.87 0.153
Gender Male (n, %) 11 (44%) 11 (44%) 1.0
  Female (n, %) 14 (58.3%) 14 (53.8%)  
Disease duration (years) Mean ± SD 9.0 ± 6.11 4.46 ± 2.36 0.001
  Range 1–22 1–10  
EDSS Mean ± SD 5.0 ± 2.12 2.58 ± 1.05  < 0.001
  Median 5.0 2.5  
  Range 1.5–8.0 1.0–50  
Employment No (n, %) 17 (68%) 11 (44%) 0.087
  Yes (n, %) 8 (32%) 14 (56%)  
Education level (years) Mean ± SD 10.84 ± 2.39 15.2 ± 3.03  < 0.001
  1. SD standard deviation