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Table 4 Relation of 14-bp insertion/deletion polymorphism genotype to clinical, laboratory, cognitive, and psychological assessment of MS patients

From: The relationship of HLA-G 14-bp insertion/deletion genetic polymorphism to the risk of multiple sclerosis and its clinical phenotypes

  Genotype P-value
14-bp INS/INS (n=30) 14-bp INS/DEL (n=16) 14-bp DEL/DEL (n=2)
Patients’ age at presentation
 Mean±SD 32.3±8.7 30.6±5.9 26.5±12.0 0.601
 Range 16–49 20–41 18–35
Age at MS onset years
 Mean±SD 26.5±7.7 25.9±6.1 24.0±11.3 0.412
 Range 14–45 18–36 16–32
MS duration
 Mean±SD 5.9±5.3 4.2±4.1 2.5±0.7 0.897
 Range 0.5–19 0.5–14 2–3
Total number attacks
 Mean±SD 3.3±2.5 3.7±2.9 2.5±0.7 0.861
 Range 1–10 1–10 2–3
EDSS score
 Mean±SD 4.3±2.3 3.9±1.7 3.0±0.0 0.372
 Range 1–9 2–7 3–3