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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the participants

From: Association between multiple sclerosis and dietary patterns based on the traditional concept of food nature: a case-control study in Iran

  Control
n = 177
Case
n = 60
P-value
  (n %) (n %)  
Gender    0.21
 Female 134 (75.7) 50 (82.0)  
 Male 43 (24.3) 11 (18.0)  
Marital status    0.27
 Single 39 (22) 19 (31.1)  
 Married 136 (76.8) 42 (68.9)  
 Divorced 2 (1.1)  
Smoking    0.02
 Yes 34 (19.2) 7 (13.2)  
 No 143 (80.8) 53 (86.8)  
PersonalMizaj(Hot or Cold)    0.19
 Hot 44 (24.9) 15 (24.6)  
 Balanced 90 (50.8) 26 (42.6)  
 Cold 43 (24.3) 20 (32.8)  
PersonalMizaj(Wet or Dry)    0.92
 Dry 69 (39.0) 23 (37.7)  
 Balanced 52 (29.4) 17 (27.9)  
 Wet 56 (31.6) 21 (34.4)  
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD  
Age (years) 44.9 ± 17.3 33.6 ± 10.8 < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 26.2 ± 4.3 25.1 ± 4.2 0.15
Energy intake (kcal) 2569.4 ± 744.5 2438.3 ± 640.2 0.22
Carbohydrate intake (gr) 417.1 ± 130.9 405.3 ± 110.0 0.52
Fat intake (gr) 67.6 ± 31.0 63.5 ± 21.7 0.34
Protein intake (gr) 88.3 ± 31.6 81.6 ± 25.5 0.13