Table 1

Demographic and clinical features of 429 patients with primary adult-onset dystonia according to the presence of tremor

CharacteristicAll patients (n=429)Patients without tremor (n=357)Patients with tremor (n=72)p Value*
Age (years), mean±SD62.5±14.4
Sex (women/men)302/127251/10654/180.48
Age at dystonia onset (years), mean±SD50.7±1550.2±1552.9±14.90.13
Focal dystonia, n/N (%)300 (74.6)266/357 (74.6)34/72 (47.2)<0.001
 Blepharospasm128121/266 (45.5)7/34 (20.6)0.006
 Oromandibular dystonia44/266 (1.5)0/340.6
 Cervical dystonia11896/266 (36.1)22/34 (64.7)0.001
 Laryngeal dystonia2118/266 (6.8)3/34 (8.8)0.6
 Upper limb dystonia2624/266 (9.1)2/34 (5.9)0.7
 Lower limb dystonia33/266 (1.1)0/340.7
Spread of dystonia to, n/N (%)
 One body site or more12991 (25.4)38/72 (52.8)<0.001
 Two body sites or more4221/91 (23.1)21/38 (55.3)<0.001
  • *p Values refer to the comparison between the patients who had tremor and those who did not.