Table 1

Demographic data for patients with myotonic dystrophy types 1 (DM1) and 2 (DM2) and population controls

DM2DM1Controlsp Valuep Value
(DM2–DM1)(DM2–Controls)
No292965
Females (n (%))20 (69)20 (69)42 (65)
Age (years)53.2±12.1 (28–71)52.8±12.1 (28–72)52.4±13.7 (26–73)
BMI (kg/m2)25.1±3.8 (18.8–36.0)25.6±3.3 (16.5–30.9)25.5±4.0 (15.4–39.7)0.6130.662
Age of onset (years)35.9±13.4 (12–67)37.3±13.2 (15–61)0.695
Disease duration (years)17.3±15.0 (2–57)15.7±9.0 (1–38)0.612
Sleeping medication (n (%))3 (10)5 (17)8 (12)0.4460.638
Pain medication (n (%))7 (24)4 (14)3 (5)0.3150.005
β Blockers (n (%))3 (10)2 (7)6 (9)0.6400.865
  • Data are shown as mean±SD (range) or n (%).

  • BMI, body mass index.