Table 1

 Characteristics of the patients with essential tremor and healthy controls

Essential tremor (n = 18)Controls (n = 18)
*Medication included one or more of the following drugs: propranolol, topiramate, primidone.
Sex (M/F)10/89/9
Age in years (SEM)62.2 (2.5)58.9 (3.0)
Alcohol response
    Yes12
    No4
    Teetotal2
Average duration of disease in years (SEM)9 (2.87)
Right/left handed17/116/2
Medication* (yes/no)11/7