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Table 1 General characteristics of NMOSD and MS patients

From: A comparison of cognitive performances between neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder and multiple sclerosis patients in Indian context

Characteristics MS (n = 40) NMOSD (n = 20) P value
Age (mean ± SD) 34 ± 7.34 28.3 ± 11.21 0.0953
Female:male 1.5:1 2.3:1 0.5197
Formal education in years (mean ± SD) 15.52 ± 5.32 11.40 ± 13.31 0.0057
Duration in years (mean ± SD) 7 ± .14 2.12 ± 2.22 < 0.0001*
No. of relapses (mean ± SD) 2.75 ± 1.06 1.5 ± 1.68 < 0.0001*
EDSS 3.23 ± 1.94 2.65 ± 2.43 0.0091*
  1. *p value ≤ 0.05 is considered significant