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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study group

From: Static posturography across the EDSS scale in people with multiple sclerosis: a cross sectional study

  EDSS (n = 464)
<1.0 (n = 57) 1.0–1.5 (n = 78) 2.0–2.5 (n = 118) 3.0–3.5 (n = 45) 4.0–4.5 (n = 93) 5.0–5.5 (n = 26) 6.0–6.5 (n = 47)
Age (years) 35.5 (13.4) 34.5 (13.2) 42.1 (14.0) 47.1 (13.2) 48.0 (11.8) 48.3 (9.1) 49.5 (13.0)
Female 39 45 81 29 59 18 28
Male 18 33 37 16 34 8 19
Disease duration (years) 0.4 (1.1) 4.3 (6.0) 5.6 (7.5) 6.5 (6.2) 7.8 (8.3) 8.8 (6.0) 9.4 (8.4)
Height (cm) 165.4 (8.9) 168.5 (8.8) 167.5 (9.4) 166.1 (8.4) 169.8 (9.2) 164.5 (22.7) 168.3 (8.6)
Weight (kg) 66.4 (17.7) 66.9 (14.1) 69.1 (15.8) 66.6 (11.7) 70.7 (15.8) 75.3 (25.1) 71.5 (14.9)
EDSS (score) 0.2 (0.1) 1.2 (0.2) 2.2 (0.2) 3.2 (0.3) 4.2 (0.2) 5.2 (0.3) 6.1 (0.2)
 Pyramidal 0.2 (0.1) 0.7 (0.6) 1.3 (0.8) 2.3 (0.8) 2.6 (0.8) 2.7 (0.9) 3.3 (0.6)
 Cerebellar 0.1 (0.1) 0.2 (0.5) 0.5 (0.8) 1.2 (1.1) 1.8 (1.0) 2.0 (0.9) 1.7 (1.3)
 Sensory 0.1 (0.1) 0.3 (0.5) 0.9 (1.0) 1.2 (1.1) 1.3 (1.1) 1.2 (1.1) 1.6 (1.1)
  1. Scores are presented as mean (SD)
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