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Table 1 Demographics of the participants

From: Comparison of assessment scores for fatigue between multidimensional fatigue inventory (MFI-K) and modified chalder fatigue scale (mKCFQ)

Participants Groupa Total
Mild Moderate Severe
Total, n 20 42 8 70
Median age (range) 54 (35–66) 47 (30–67) 43 (25–51) 48 (25–67)
 Mean BMI 26.0 ± 4.5 25.6 ± 4.8 20.4 ± 1.6 25.2 ± 5.2
Male, n 15 22 3 40
Median age (range) 56 (35–66) 48 (32–64) 44 (42–50) 50 (32–66)
 Mean BMI 31.0 ± 4.1 25.8 ± 0.1 26.0 ± 1.2 27.4 ± 3.1
Female, n 5 22 5 30
Median age (range) 48 (43–56) 45 (30–67) 33 (25–51) 44 (25–67)
 Mean BMI 24.3 ± 3.1 25.5 ± 5.3 20.4 ± 1.6 23.9 ± 4.3
  1. BMI body mass index
  2. aGrouped by fatigue level (7-point Likert scale: mild 1–2, moderate 3–5, severe 6–7)