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Table 1 The ME/CFS study cohort

From: A SWATH-MS analysis of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome peripheral blood mononuclear cell proteomes reveals mitochondrial dysfunction

Clinical characteristics ME/CFS participants Control participants
Number 11 9
Median age (years) 43.2 38.0
Age range (years) 11.3-69 12.5-60
Gender F = 7  F = 6 
M = 4 M = 3
Median BMI 23.7 b
Nationality NZ/European NZ/European
Median illness duration (years) 11 N/A
Stage of illnessa Acute = 2
Chronic = 9
N/A
Potential initial ME/CFS ‘trigger’ Acute infection = 7
Surgery = 1
Stress = 1
Unsure = 2
N/A
  1. aself-reported
  2. bData not collected