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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Multi-parametric MRI phenotype with trustworthy machine learning for differentiating CNS demyelinating diseases

Characteristics 3 T MRI cohort 1.5 T MRI cohort Both cohorts P
MS (n = 38) NMO (n = 30) MS (n = 40) NMO (n = 8) MS (n = 78) NMO (n = 38)
Age, year, mean ± SD 35.7 ± 9.5 41.5 ± 10.8 37.4 ± 10.6 38.5 ± 15.4 36.5 ± 10.0 40.9 ± 11.7 0.053a
Female/male 25/13 23/7 26/14 8/0 51/27 31/07 0.114b
EDSS, mean ± SD 3.1 ± 1.7 3.8 ± 1.7 2.8 ± 1.4 4.1 ± 1.6 2.9 ± 1.5 3.8 ± 1.6 0.005a
Disease duration, month, mean ± SD 62.5 ± 56.4 61.7 ± 56.3 50.8 ± 50.9 84.0 ± 67.0 56.8 ± 54.1 66.4 ± 58.4 0.396a
  1. MS multiple sclerosis, NMO neuromyelitis optica, EDSS expanded disease severity scale, SD standard deviation
  2. aTwo-sample t-test
  3. bChi-squared test