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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: Impaired TRPM3-dependent calcium influx and restoration using Naltrexone in natural killer cells of myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome patients

  HC ME/CFS P-value
Age (years) 44.10 ± 10.39 43.9 ± 10.71 0.853
Gender n (%)     > 0.9999
 Female 9 (90.0%) 9 (90.0%)  
 Male 1 (10.0%) 1 (10.0%)  
BMI (kg/m2) 23.68 ± 3.96 25.74 ± 5.49 0.280
Employment Status    
 Full Time 6 (60.0%) 2 (20.0%) 0.0090
 Part Time 3 (30.0%) 1 (10.0%)
 Casual 1 (10.0%) 1 (10.0%)
 Unemployed 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%)
 Illness/disability 0 (0.0%) 6 (60.0%)
Education    
 Primary education 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0.9985
 High school 0 (0.0%) 1 (10.0%)
 Undergraduate 5 (50.0%) 3 (30.0%)
 Postgraduate/doctoral 2 (20.0%) 4 (40.0%)
 Other 3 (30.0%) 2 (20.0%)
  1. Values in bold are statistically significant
  2. HC healthy controls, ME Myalgic encephalomyelitis, CFS chronic fatigue syndrome, BMI body mass index