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Clinical Study

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

Table 2

Number of subjects in BMI quartiles defined from male controls (BMI limits 23.51 and 27.90) and female controls (BMI limits 21.81 and 28.58). Percent of subjects in parentheses.

MalesFemales
Lower
2nd + 3rd
UpperLower2nd + 3rdUpper

Controls37 (25.3)
73 (50.0)
36 (24.7)
53 (25.0)105 (50.9)51 (24.1)
CIS22 (29.3)
38 (50.7)
15 (20.0)
45 (33.3)72 (53.3)18 (13.4)
RRMS20 (25.3)
42 (53.2)
17 (21.5)
92 (51.1)71 (39.4)17 (9.4)

Chi-square Chi-square

CNTR versus CIS0.77.686.89.032
CNTR versus RRMS0.35.8532.74.0001
CIS versus RRMS0.32.859.93.007

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