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Table 3 Myelodysplastic syndrome risk score for all persons by ethnicity

From: Epidemiologic study of myelodysplastic syndromes in a multiethnic, inner city cohort

Risk score, n (%) All (n = 135) Black (n = 38) Hispanic (n = 46) White (n = 51) p-value
IPSS      0.62
Low 65 (48.1) 20 (52.6) 20 (43.5) 25 (49.0)  
INT-1 46 (34.1) 15 (39.5) 15 (32.6) 16 (31.4)  
INT-2 21 (15.6) 3 (7.9) 9 (19.6) 9 (17.6)  
High 3 (2.2) 0 (0) 2 (4.3) 1 (2)  
IPSS-R      0.33
Very Low 27 (20) 9 (23.7) 7 (15.2) 11 (21.6)  
Low 54 (40) 18 (47.4) 18 (39.1) 18 (35.3)  
Intermediate 27 (20) 5 (13.2) 11 (23.9) 11 (21.6)  
High 10 (7.4) 4 (10.5) 1 (2.2) 5 (9.8)  
Very High 17 (12.6) 2 (5.2) 9 (19.6) 6 (11.7)  
  1. n = number of patients, IPSS = International prognostic scoring system, IPSS-R = Revised international prognostic scoring system.