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Table 1 Participant characteristics including age and gender for control, moderate CFS/ME and severe CFS/ME participant groups

From: Longitudinal analysis of immune abnormalities in varying severities of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis patients

  Control (n = 18) Moderate (n = 12) Severe (n = 12) p value
Age in years (mean ± SD) 41.94 ± 10.76 44.73 ± 12.90 41.27 ± 10.05 0.540
Gender (% Female) 72 % 67 % 83 % 0.566
  1. Age data is represented as mean ± SD and gender is represented as percentage of group which that is female in control (n = 18), moderate CFS/ME (n = 12) and severe CFS/ME (n = 12) groups. There were no significant differences in age or gender within the research groups. CFS/ME Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, SD standard deviation