Table 1

Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients with multiple sclerosis

SubgroupNumber of patientsMale/femaleAge (years)EDSS scoreDisease duration (years)
Data are mean (SD). EDSS, expanded disability status scale.
Relapsing remitting176/1135.7 (7.7)2.6 (1.5)6.8 (6.8)
Primary progressive105/541.6 (10.7)4.1 (1.5)8.5 (7.4)
Secondary progressive84/442.6 (7.1)4.1 (1.2)10.6 (6.8)
Benign50/545.2 (6.6)2.3 (0.9)19.8 (4.9)
Clinically relapsing103/737.2 (8.3)3.15 (2.0)8.9 (6.0)
Healthy controls125/740.0 (4.4)