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Table 1 Clinical and demographic main features of multiple sclerosis (MS) study population grouped according to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence of disease activity

From: Correlation between auto/mitophagic processes and magnetic resonance imaging activity in multiple sclerosis patients

  Gd− MS (n = 30) Gd+ MS (n = 30)
Sex (F), N (%) 21 (70.0) 21 (70.0)
Mean (SD) age (years) at study time 45.3 (11.9) 42.8 (11.3)
Median (IQR) EDSS at study time 2.3 (1.0–3.4) 1.8 (1.0–2.8)
Clinical activity at study time, N (%) 21/30 (70) 26/30 (86.7)
CSF characteristics
 Median (IQR) QAlb 4.5 (3.3–5.8) 4.7 (3.9–5.9)
 Normal cell count (< 4 WBC/μl), N (%) 29 (97) 24 (80)
 CSF-restricted IgG OCB (pos), N (%) 22 (73.3) 23 (76.7)
  1. CSF cerebrospinal fluid, EDSS expanded disability status scale, Gd+ magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) evidence of disease activity, Gd− no MRI evidence of disease activity, IQR, interquartile range, MS multiple sclerosis, OCB oligoclonal bands, QAlb CSF/serum albumin quotient, SD standard deviation, WBC white blood cells