Table 1

Characteristics of the individuals included in the study
Overall MS patients RRMS SPMS PPMS Control individuals
Gender (females/males) 200/90 111/44 59/33 30/13 213/97
Age (mean ± SD) 43.8 ± 11.3 40.0 ± 10.5 47.2 ± 9.9 54.4 ± 10.2 43.7 ± 12.2
Age at onset (mean ± SD) 32.6 ± 10.6 29.5 ± 8.5 34.9 ± 11.8 43.4 ± 11.6 -
Disease duration (mean ± SD) 11.2 ± 7.9 10.5 ± 8.2 12.3 ± 9.3 11.0 ± 7.7 -
Expanded disability status scale (EDSS) (median, Interquartile range) 3.0, 4.50 2.5, 2.00 6.5, 0.90 7.5, 0.50 -
Progression index (EDSS/MS duration) 0.5 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.5 0.7 ± 0.4 -

RRMS Relapsing remitting Multiple Sclerosis. SPMS Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. PPMS Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Agúndez et al.

Agúndez et al. BMC Neurology 2014 14:87   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-14-87

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