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Table 1 Patients’ demographic data

From: Early strong intrathecal inflammation in cerebellar type multiple system atrophy by cerebrospinal fluid cytokine/chemokine profiles: a case control study

  MSA-C
(n = 20)
SCA
(n = 12)
OND
(n = 15)
p value
Age (years) 61.3 55.3 60.1 N.S.
Sex (F/M) 10/10 7/5 5/10 N.S.
Onset (years) 59.1 44.7 n/a N.S.
Duration (months) 25.2 125.9 n/a 0.0110*
  1. *p < 0.05. MSA multiple system atrophy, n/a not applicable, N.S. not significant, OND other non-inflammatory neurological diseases, SCA spinocerebellar ataxia. The p values were calculated using the Student t test