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Table 1 Principal characteristics of the MS patients stratified by disease subtype

From: Cytometric profiling in various clinical forms of multiple sclerosis with respect to CD21+, CD32+, and CD35+ B and T cells

  RRMS (n = 17) SPMS (n = 6) PPMS (n = 7)
Age (years) 32.3 ± 7.10 41.7 ± 5.28 a 46.6 ± 5.91 a, b
EDSS (unites) 2.16 ± 1.48 4.50 ± 1.38 a 3.64 ± 0.94 b
Disease duration (years) 3.12 ± 3.46 7.83 ± 4.31 8.86 ± 6.36 a, b
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD).
  2. a P < 0.05 compared to RRMS.
  3. b P < 0.05 for the comparison between three groups.