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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the study

From: Relevance of Helicobacter pylori infection in Egyptian multiple sclerosis patients

Gender Groups Chi-square
Case Control Total
N % N % N % X 2 P value
 Male 17 26.15 20 30.77 37 28.46 0.340 0.560
 Female 48 73.85 45 69.23 93 71.54
 Total 65 100.00 65 100.00 130 100.00
Age Groups T test
Case Control T P value
 Range 18–60 15–60 −0.290 0.773
 Mean ± SD 34.723 ± 9.711 35.215 ± 9.672
Course of MS
  N %
 RRMS 42 64.62
 SPMS 22 33.85
 PPMS 1 1.54
 Total 65 100.00
  Range Mean ± SD
 Age of MS onset 13–49 26.908 ± 7.814
 Duration of MS 1–28 14.5
  Range Median
 EDSS 2–7 4.5
  1. SD standard deviation, RRMS relapsing remitting multiple, SPMS secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, PPMS primary progressive multiple sclerosis, EDSS expanded disability status scale