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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Automated segmentation of cerebral deep gray matter from MRI scans: effect of field strength on sensitivity and reliability

  MS (n = 14) NC (n = 15)
Sex ratio (women/men)a 0.79 (11/3) 0.60 (9/6)
Age, yearsa 50.2 ± 8.2 (32–60) 37.7 ± 9.6 (25–52)
MS disease category, n (%)
-Progressive relapsing MS 1 (7%)
-Secondary progressive MS 3 (21%)
-CIS or relapsing-remitting MS 10 (71%)
Disease duration, yearsb 18.4 ± 10.7 (8.2–35.5)
EDSS score 3.1 ± 2.1 (0–6) (median 3.0)
Timed 25-ft walk, seconds 6.2 ± 2.7 (3.5–13.0)
  1. Key: Data are mean ± standard deviation (range) unless otherwise indicated; MS multiple sclerosis, NC normal controls, CIS clinically isolated demyelinating syndrome, EDSS Expanded Disability Status Scale; aMS vs. NC were different on age (p = 0.0009) but not on sex (p = 0.43); bTime from first symptoms; n = number of subjects