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Table 1 Sample characteristics by disease group

From: Predictors of activity and participation across neurodegenerative conditions: a comparison of people with motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease

Condition N= Male: Female Mean age (years) Mean age at diagnosis (years) Mean disease duration (years)
MND 97 65:32 62.96 (8.93; 42-80) 60.18 (9.66; 35-78) 2.78 (4.11; 0-27)
MS 100 21:79 49.12 (11.26; 24-80) 36.98 (9.71; 18-63) 11.94 (9.32; 0-50)
PD 137 76:61 66.12 (8.83; 40-88) 59.60 (10.35; 30-87) 6.93 (5.57; 0-31)
Total Sample 334 162:172 60.06 (12.10; 24-88) 52.82 (14.50; 18-87) 7.31 (7.52; 0-50)
  1. (standard deviation; range)