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Table 1 Clinical baseline characteristics of those receiving exercise plus SCT (SCT) and exercise plus control education (CON)

From: Effect of exercising at minimum recommendations of the multiple sclerosis exercise guideline combined with structured education or attention control education – secondary results of the step it up randomised controlled trial

  SCT (n = 33) CON (n = 32)
MS type
 Benign 3 1
 Primary progressive 1 0
 Relapsing-remitting 27 27
 Secondary progressive 0 1
 Not reported 2 3
EDSS (mean, SD) 3.3 (0.7) 3.3 (0.7)
Years since diagnosis (mean, SD) 6.7 (5.7) 7.0 (6.1)
Centre (n)s
 Cork 10 9
 Galway 8 10
 Limerick 15 13
Age (years) 43.3 (9.9) 41.9 (9.3)
Gender (n)
 Male 4 6
 Female 29 26