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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: The effect of IL-2 stimulation and treatment of TRPM3 on channel co-localisation with PIP2 and NK cell function in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients

  HC ME/CFS P-value
Age (years) 44.2 ± 3.14 43.93 ± 2.94 0.951
Gender n (%)
 Female 9 (60%) 9 (60%) 1.000
 Male 6 (40%) 6 (40%)
BMI (kg/m2) 23.8 ± 0.67 24.95 ± 1.07 0.374
Work status
 Full time 10 (66.7%) 3 (20%)  < 0.001
 Part time 4 (26.7%) 3 (20%)
 Casual 0 (0%) 1 (6.7%)
 Unemployed 1 (6.7%) 2 (13.3%)
 Illness/disability 0 (0%) 6 (40%)
Education
 Primary education 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0.751
High school 1 (6.7%) 3 (20%)
 Undergraduate 5 (33.3%) 6 (40%)
 Postgraduate/doctoral 7 (46.7%) 5 (33.3%)
 Other 2 (13.3%) 1 (6.7%)
  1. Values in bold indicate statistical significance
  2. HC healthy controls, ME Myalgic encephalomyelitis, CFS chronic fatigue syndrome, BMI body mass index