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Table 1 Randomized patients’ clinical and demographic characteristics

From: Inpatient versus outpatient rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis patients: effects on disability and quality of life

  Group A Group B Group C p
Number-N. of pts 49 49 48  
N. Male (%) 18 (37) 17 (35) 18 (37) No significant -ns
N. Women (%) 31 (63) 32 (65) 30 (62) ns
Age, mean ± sd (min-max) 48.0 ± 10.0 (25–60) 46.0 ± 9.0 (32–74) 45.0 ± 5.0 (30–57) ns
Employed patients N. (%) 13 (26) 8 (16) 14 (29)  
Disease course     
Secondary-Progressive N. (%) 31 (63) 32(65) 30 (62) ns
Primary-Progressive N. (%) 18 (37) 17(35) 18 (37) ns
Mean ± sd EDSS 6.5 ± 1.0 6.5 ± 1.1 6.4 ± 0.6 ns