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
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..View full abstract
The HOLISM study participants are thanked, and Mr Wal Pisciotta and anonymous donors who support the work of the Neuroepidemiology Unit at The University of Melbourne.