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Table 4 Multivariable Logistic regression analysis of women with multiple sclerosis and sexual dysfunction

From: Sexual dysfunction in women with multiple sclerosis: prevalence and impact on quality of life

CharacteristicUnadjusted odds ratio (95% CI)PAdjusted odds ratio (95% CI)P*
Age (years)1.032 (0.997 to 1.069)0.0731.133 (0.933 to 1.306)0.085
Marriage duration (years)1.020 (0.990 to 1.050)0.1930.981 (0.918 to 1.047)0. 559
Fatigue1.254 (1.064 to 1.478)0.0071.228 (1.003 to 1.504)0.047
EDSS*1.101 (0.957 to 1.267)0.1770.987 (0.788 to 1.235)0.907
BMI**1.071(1.004 to 1.143)0.0371.071 (0.998 to 1.149)0.055
Depression1.013 (0.986 to 1.040)0.3551.023 (0.973 to 1.076)0.367
Anxiety1.008 (0.981 to 1.036)0.5721.012 (0.962 to 1.065)0. 638
Stress0.999 (0.975 to 1.024)0.9380.971 (0.925 to 1.019)0. 230
Disease duration(years)1.015 (0.969 to 1.063)0.5400.916 (0.803 to 1.046)0.195
Age at diagnosis(years)1.011(9.979 to 1.045)0.5320.920(0.813 to 1.041)0.184
Disease Modifying Therapy(DMT)1.149(0.700–1.887)0.5831.002(0.574 to 1.749)0.994
Antidepressants drugs0.520(0.255–1.0600.0720.641(0.294 to 1.398)0.264
Anticonvultion drugs0.541(0.258 to 1.137)0. 1050.708(0.311 to 1.609)0.410
Antispasmodic drugs0.827(0.384 to 1.785)0.6291.099(0.440 to 2.745)0.840
Course disease
 Relapsing remitting0.878 (9.302 to 2.553)0.8120.806 (0. 328 to 1.979)0. 638
 Progressive1.115 (.317 to 3.921)0.8650.807 (0.420 to 1.551)0.520
 CIS***Ref 
education
 Secondary school or below1.145(0.582–2.255)0.6940.806(0.328 to 1.979)0.638
 High school0.942(0.530–1.674)0.8380.807(0.420 to 1.551)0.520
 UniversityRef 
  1. EDSS*, Expanded Disability Status Scale. BMI**, Body Mass Index. CIS***, Clinical Isolated Syndrome. OR adjusted based on individual variables (age, duration of marriage, BMI, education) and clinical variables (age of onset of disease, disease duration, EDSS, course disease, Fatigue, anxiety, depression, stress, Antidepressants drug, Disease Modifying Therapy (DMT), Antispasmodic and Anticonvultion drugs)