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Clinical Study

Body Mass Index in Multiple Sclerosis: Associations with CSF Neurotransmitter Metabolite Levels

Table 1

Age, weight (kg), height (cm), and body mass index (means ± SD) in male and female control subjects and patients with MS. Duration of illness (months) and EDSS score are given for patient groups.

Group AgeWeightHeightBMIDurationEDSS

Males
 Control146
 CIS + RRMS154
 CIS75
 RRMS79
Females
 Control212
 CIS + RRMS315
 CIS135
 RRMS180

CIS: clinically isolated syndrome suggesting of MS; RR: Relapsing-Remitting MS. #Significantly lower compared to males.     and   , compared to same sex control group (ANOVA with age as covariate).

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