Mediators of Inflammation / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Eosinophil-Derived Neurotoxin Is Elevated in Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Table 1

Study population demographics and clinical characteristics.

Age (years)aGender ALSFRS-RbDisease durationcType of onset
 Mean (SD)RangeMedian(M/F)Mean (SD)Mean (SD)(B/H/F)d

Control 4460 (10.10)30–876523/17
AD3980 (7.71)54–908116/23
PD4076 (9.17)53–907720/20
ALS4458 (9.88)34–795725/1917.8 (13.29)13.6 (14.65)13/12/19

aAge was at the time of blood collection.
bThe ALSFRS-R is a scale from 0 to 48 which assesses disability in patients with motor neuron diseases. 0 means serious and 48 means normal.
cThe disease duration indicates months since the onset of symptoms.
dB: brainstem, H: hand, F: foot.