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Table 3 Positive familial recurrence of multiple sclerosis according to the degree of relatives

From: Increasing prevalence of familial recurrence of multiple sclerosis in Iran: a population based study of Tehran registry 1999–2015

Relative Female N (%) Male N (%) Total N (%) P value
Mother 117 (72.2) 45 (27.8) 17(6.86) 0.31
Father 34 (72.3) 13 (27.7) 47 (2.20) 0.61
Sibling 449 (70.2) 191 (29.8) 640 (30.34) 0.00
Offspring 28 (77.8) 8 (22.2) 36 (1.66) 0.84
Maternal/Paternal grandmother 15 (65.2) 8 (34.8) 17 (1.13) 0.32
Maternal/Paternal grandfather 13 (76.5) 4 (23.5) 17 (0.73) 1.00
Maternal aunt/Uncle 137 (74.9) 46 (0.3) 23 (7.79) 0.86
Paternal aunt/Uncle 69 (78.4) 19 (21.6) 88 (4.32) 0.61
Maternal cousin 234 (78.3) 65 (21.7) 363 (13.54) 0.30
Paternal cousin 280 (77.1) 83 (22.9) 88 (15.43) 0.53
Others 267 (77.2) 79 (22.8) 346 (16.0) 0.52
  1. Bold numbers correspond to significant value