Table 1

Demographical and clinical variables
Variable Mean±SD Median (IQR)
Age at FNE 31.9 ± 8.7 31 (25–38)
Time from first symptom to FNE 4.5 ± 4.6yrs 3 (1–7)yrs
Time from FNE to 2009 10.5 ± 4.6yrs 11(6.5-14)yrs
F_EP score 7.6 ± 8.5 5 (2–11)
F_EDSS (<3.5) 1.3 ±0.9 1.5 (1–2)
TT2 6.5 ± 7.7 3( 0–11)
L_EDSS 2.7 ± 1.7 2.5 (1.5-3.5)

IQR = Inter Quartile Range; FNE = first neurological evaluation; F_EP score= EP score at first neurological evaluation; F_EDSS = EDSS at first neurological evaluation; L_EDSS = last EDSS assessed during 2009; TT2=time to EDSS 2.0; Yrs=years. % women = 79 (n=113).

Margaritella et al.

Margaritella et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:80   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-80

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