Table 2.

Clinical characteristics of patients and HCs

PatientsNo. of casesFemale/male ratioMedian age, yr (range)Median disease duration, yr (range)Median EDSS (range)
CIS3624/1232 (18–49)0.3 (0.1–3)2 (0–4)
RRMS3521/1441 (19–61)2.4 (0.6–22.2)2.5 (0–6.5)
SPMS3319/1446 (36–60)11 (2–32)6 (2.5–8.5)
PPMS2416/0854 (40–65)6.3 (0.8–18.8)4.5 (2.5–8)
HC3724/1335 (21–63)
  • EDSS, expanded disability status scale (25).