Journal article

Two healthy lifestyle scores are associated with lower subsequent fatigue risk using inverse probability weighting in an international longitudinal cohort of people with multiple sclerosis

Tracey J Weiland, Nupur Nag, Alysha De Livera, George A Jelinek, Sandra L Neate, William Bevens, Steve Simpson-Yap

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Several modifiable lifestyle factors have been associated with the onset and health outcomes of multiple sclerosis (MS), including clinically significant fatigue. A combined lifestyle score approach represents one method of assessing their relationship with clinical outcomes. The aim was to examine the association of two lifestyle scores with clinically significant fatigue and change thereof over 2.5 years' follow-up using inverse probability treatment weighting (IPTW). METHODS: Data on sociodemographic, lifestyle, and clinical characteristics surveyed from an international cohort of people with MS at baseline and at 2.5-year follow-up were used. Fatigue was defined b..

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