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Table 2 Numbers of included patients in the different diagnostic criteria

From: The Gold Coast criteria increases the diagnostic sensitivity for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in a Chinese population

rEEC  n Awaji Gold Coast
Definite Probable Possible Other ALS Not ALS
Total Patients 1185 322 330 356 177 1141 44
 Definite 197 197 0 0 0 197 0
 Probable 317 82 235 0 0 317 0
 Probable LS 362 43 91 222 6 362 0
 Possible 129 0 4 125 0 116 13
 Other 180 0 0 9 171 149 31
Patients with EMG 876 263 206 271 136 861 15
 Definite 138 138 0 0 0 138 0
 Probable 193 82 111 0 0 193 0
 Probable LS 362 43 91 222 6 362 0
 Possible 44 0 4 40 0 39 5
 Other 139 0 0 9 130 129 10
Patients without EMG 309 59 124 85 41 280 29
 Definite 59 0 0 0 0 59 0
 Probable 124 0 124 0 0 124 0
 Possible 85 0 0 85 0 77 8
 Other 41 0 0 0 41 20 21
  1. ALS amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, EMG electromyograph, rEEC revised El Escorial criteria, LS laboratory supported