Table 1

Demographics for Cohorts 1 and 2 (mean [95% confidence intervals]; and number with percentage).

Cohort 1

Cohort 2

HC

CFS

HC

CFS

CFS+MO

CFS+MA

CFS+T


N

368

203

21

67

40

16

11

Age

41.1

[39.7-42.5]

44.6

[42.9-46.2]

42.1

[36.3-47.9]

46.1

[43.7-48.6]

45.4

[42.3-48.5]

46.5

[42.4-50.6]

48.4

[40.5-56.2]

Male

85 (23%)

244 (12%)

13 (62%)

23 (34%)

11 (28%)

6 (38%)

6 (55%)

BMI

-

-

27.6

[25.0-30.2]

29.3

[26.7-30.8]

29.2

[27.1-31.3]

29.4

[25.7-33.1]

29.7

[24.2-33.3]

Course of CFS

Rapid onset (< 1 month)

48 (71%)

32 (81%)

14 (87%)

3 (23%)

Gradually progressive

19 (29%)

8 (19%)

2 (13%)

8 (77%)


Ravindran et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-30

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