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Table 2 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of POMS and ADHD subgroups underwent specific and non specific training

From: Computer-assisted rehabilitation of attention in pediatric multiple sclerosis and ADHD patients: a pilot trial

POMS
Variable Specific training (n = 8) Non specific training (n = 8) p - value (t, U, or Fisher’s exact test)
Sex (F/M) 5/3 4/4 1.0
Age, years 15.8 (2.0) 15.7 (1.5) 1.0
Disease Duration, years 3.5 (3.5) 3.3 (2.6) 0.96
Handedness, n. right-handed (%) 7 (87.5) 8 (100) 0.97
Disease modifying therapy, n    
 Nothing 2 2 0.67
 Interferon beta 6 4  
 Glatiramer Acetate 0 1  
 Natalizumab 0 1  
Annualized Relapse Rate 0.4 (0.5) 0.3 (0.5) 0.72
EDSS, median (min - max) 2.0 (1.0–3.5) 3.0 (1.0–3.5) 0.28
ADHD
Variable Specific training (n = 10) Non specific training (n = 10)  
Sex (F/M) 0/10 2/8 0.47
Age, years 11.5 (3.0) 11.3 (2.0) 0.58
Handedness, n. right-handed (%) 9 (90) 9 (90) 1.0
  1. Abbreviations: POMS pediatric onset multiple sclerosis, EDSS Expanded Disability Status Scale, ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder