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Table 1 Usual employment types among people with MS

From: The feasibility of collecting information from people with Multiple Sclerosis for the UK MS Register via a web portal: characterising a cohort of people with MS

Employment type Respondents % UK %
Administrative & secretarial 22.8 10.7
Associate professional & technical 10.4 14.7
Caring, leisure & other personal service 3.9 8.8
Elementary occupations 1.9 11.3
Managerial, director or senior official 15.6 15.6
Process plant/machine operatives 1.2 6.6
Professional 30.5 14.1
Sales & customer service 7.2 7.4
Skilled/trade 6.4 10.3
  1. People with MS provided information on their usual type of occupation. This is compared with the actual employment profile for the UK population (2010–2011). These profiles are discussed in the text.