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Table 4 Demographic data

From: Applying the theory of planned behaviour to multiple sclerosis patients’ decisions on disease modifying therapy – questionnaire concept and validation

  Pre-test sample, n = 50 RCT sample, n = 177
control intervention total P*
Female (%) 35 (70) 74 (75) 70 (75) 144 (75) .93
Age (SD) 41 (9) 37 (10) 36 (11) 36 (11) .61
Years since diagnosis (SD) 5 (6) 2 (1) 2 (1) 2 (1) .16
Ongoing DMT (%) 32 (64) 55 (56) 51 (55) 106 (56) .98
  1. Values are frequencies (percentages) and means (SD). *P values refer to either chi-square tests or to unpaired t-tests. DMT = disease modifying treatment, RCT = randomized controlled trial.