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Table 1 Demographic information about the Danish ALS cohort

From: Prediction of survival in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a nationwide, Danish cohort study

  All Group 1
(slow progression)
Group 2
(fast progression)
p-value
ΔFS’ (mean ± SD) 0.9 (±0.9) 0.4 (±0.2) 1.4 (±1.0) 1.4e-8
No. of patients 90 45 45
Age at onset, yrs. (mean ± SD) 62.9 (±11.5) 62.3 (±12.6) 63.4 (±10.3) 0.64
Sex, F/M 39/51 23/22 16/29 0.62
Bulbar onset 26 16 10 0.40
Spinal onset 57 26 31 0.64
Truncal onset 1 1 0
Mixed spinal and bulbar onsets 6 3 3
Onset to diagnosis, mo (mean ± SD) 16.6 (±11.5) 22.3 (±12.8) 10.8 (±5.8) 9.0e-5
Onset to test date, mo (mean ± SD) 22.4 (±20.7) 31.2 (±24.8) 13.7 (±9.5) 4.9e-5
ALSFRS-R at test date (mean ± SD) 34.5 (±9.3) 36.5 (±9.1) 32.6 (±9.3) 0.043
  1. ALSFRS-R ALS functional rating scale – revised, F/M Female/male, mo Months, SD Standard deviation, yrs. years