Survey Results

Below are some results from the IBM Survey that we conducted from 2012 to 2013. These results were compiled from the responses to our questionnaire that were completed by patients with IBM across North America.

2012-2013 Survey Results

Gender distribution

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Age distribution

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Body height

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Body weight

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Race & Ethnicity-1

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Race & Ethnicity-2

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Education

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Annual income

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Employment-1

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Employment-2

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Marital status

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Living arrangement-1

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Living arrangement-2

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Symptoms

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Time between first symptoms and diagnosis

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First diagnosis

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First diagnosis issued by

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Time between incorrect first diagnosis and correct diagnosis

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Correct diagnosis issued by

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Biopsy

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Other major medical problems

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Health aside from IBM

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Regularity of physician visits for IBM

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Physician seen for IBM

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Medications and vitamins recommended as potentially relevant

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Recommended medications and vitamins

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Exercise routine - 1

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Exercises

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Exercise routine - 2

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Age vs. climbing stairs

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. dressing

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. fine motor tasks

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. handling utensils

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. handwriting

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. hygiene

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. sitting to standing

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. swallowing

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. turning in bed

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Age vs. walking

The size of the data points represents the relative number of respondents in each group

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Cutting food and handling utensils

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

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Swallowing

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

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Handwriting

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Fine motor tasks

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Turning in bed and adjusting

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Dressing

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Hygiene

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Sit to stand

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Walking

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

- Not applicable

Climbing stairs

One of ten categories of disability measured in the 2012-2013 survey

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Living routine

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Modes of transportation

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Days away from home

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Walking ability

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IBM and work

Work includes both work outside the home and housework

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IBM and energy

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IBM and depression

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IBM remission

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