Journal article

509Healthy-lifestyle-scores associated with lower subsequent fatigue risk in multiple sclerosis using inverse probability treatment weighting

Tracey Weiland, Steve Simpson-Yap, Nupur Nag, George Jelinek, Keryn Taylor, Sandra Neate, William Bevens, Alysha De Livera

International Journal of Epidemiology | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2021


Abstract Background Several lifestyle factors have been associated with the onset and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS). Combining these lifestyle factors into scoring indices is an efficient way to assess their collective relationship with clinical outcomes. We examined the association of two lifestyle scores with clinically significant fatigue and change thereof over two years’ follow-up. Methods Data on sociodemographic, lifestyle and clinical characteristics surveyed from the international HOLISM cohort of people with MS at baseline and 2.5-year follow-up. Fatigue ..

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