Table 1

Characteristics of cohorts used for figure 1

Disease groupAge*Gender (F:M)
 CIS† (n=43)45.0 (21–70)2.73:1
 RRMS‡ (n=50)40.5 (19–72)3.00:1
 PPMS§ (n=20)54.5 (35–73)1.86:1
 OND¶ (n=114)46.0 (17–85)2.08:1
 ONID** (n=23)55.0 (24–83)0.91:1
  • *Median (range).

  • †Clinically isolated syndrome.

  • ‡Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  • §Primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  • ¶Other neurological diseases.

  • **Other neurological inflammatory diseases.