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Table 2 Relation between ANA titer and mean EDSS

From: Prevalence of antinuclear antibody in patients with multiple sclerosis: a case-control study

ANA titer Mean EDSS N Std. deviation P value between groups£
Negative 2.0 29 2.32199 0.37
Mild positive 1.5 69 1.76418 0.83
Moderate positive 1.7 13 2.13713 0. 4
Strong positive 2.1 4 2.39357 0.93
Total 1.7 115 1.96277  
  1. ANA level was categorized into ≤160, ≤ 640, and ≥ 1280 mildly positive, moderately positive, and strongly positive, respectively
  2. ANA antinuclear antibody, **EDSS expanded disability status scale,***N number
  3. £ANOVA test was used P value is statistically significant if ≤ 0.05