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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients with multiple sclerosis

From: Measurement of jugular foramen diameter using MRI in multiple sclerosis patients compared to control subjects

Characteristic Value
Number of patients 53
Agea (years) 45 ± 9
Disease course (number of patients)  
 Relapsing–remitting 39
 Secondary progressive 11
 Primary progressive 2
 Not defined 1
Age at diagnosisa (years)  
 Overall 33 ± 8
 Relapsing–remitting 33 ± 8
 Secondary progressive 34 ± 8
 Primary progressive 33 and 49
Body mass indexa (kg/m2) 24 ± 4
Expanded disability status scale  
 Median 2.0
 25th percentile 1.5
 75th percentile 4.5
 Minimum 1
 Maximum 7
  1. aMean ± standard deviation