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Table 5 Type of treatment

From: The organisation of physiotherapy for people with multiple sclerosis across Europe: a multicentre questionnaire survey

Type of therapy provided Europe [%]
(n = 72)
East [%]
(n = 9)
North [%]
(n = 23)
South [%]
(n = 28)
West [%]
(n = 12)
Fisher test
p-value
Centers providing inpatient therapy 51 (71 %) 6 (66 %) 17 (74 %) 20 (71 %) 8 (67 %) 0.9468
Of those offer Inpatient individual 49 (96 %) 6 (100 %) 16 (94 %) 20 (100 %) 7 (88 %)  
Inpatient group 23 (45 %) 3 (50 %) 9 (53 %) 6 (30 %) 5 (63 %)  
Inpatient autonomous 7 (14 %) 1 (17 %) 4 (24 %) 2 (10 %) 0 (0 %)  
Inpatient other 2 (4 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (6 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (13 %)  
Centers providing outpatient therapy 62 (86 %) 7 (78 %) 17 (74 %) 28 (100 %) 10 (83 %) 0.0130
Of those offer Outpatient individual 58 (94 %) 7 (100 %) 16 (94 %) 25 (89 %) 10 (100)  
Outpatient group 25 (40 %) 0 (0 %) 9 (53 %) 9 (32 %) 7 (70 %)  
Outpatient autonomous 6 (10 %) 0 (0 %) 2 (12 %) 4 (14 %) 0 (0 %)  
Outpatient other 6 (10 %) 0 (0 %) 3 (18 %) 2 (7 %) 1 (10 %)  
Centers providing individual therapy on any basis 71 (99 %) 9 (100 %) 23 (100 %) 28 (100 %) 11 (92 %) 0.2917
Centers providing group therapy on any basis 37 (52 %) 3 (33 %) 15 (65 %) 9 (32 %) 10 (83 %) 0.0071
Centers providing both in- and outpatient therapy 41 (57 %) 4 (44 %) 11 (48 %) 20 (71 %) 6 (50 %) 0.2654
  1. The table provides number and percentage of centres providing inpatient and outpatient therapy across regions and in total (row 1 and 5). Then it provides number and percentage of centers providing individual/group/autonomous/other calculated with respect to centres offering the inpatient/outpatient care in the defined area