Table 2

Patient characteristics

IPDControlsMSA (SND type)MSA (OPCA type)
0.5 Tesla:
n32291711
 M:F23:921:813:49:2
 Age mean (range) y58.1 (40–77)60.6 (43–75)63.6 (45–75)59.1 (55–61)
 Disease duration mean (range) y10.9 (2–35)3.2 (0.5–16)2-160 3.3 (1–4)
1.5 Tesla:
n1516115
 M:F12:311:55:65:0
 Age mean (range) y57.3 (42–74)60.4 (47–78)63 (43–76)61 (56–68)
 Disease duration mean (range) y10.1 (2–17)5.8 (1–8)2-150 4.4 (1–8)2-150
  • 2-150 p<0.05 v the IPD group.

  • 2-160 p<0.001 v the IPD group. IPD=Idiopathic Parkinson’s disease; MSA=multiple system atrophy