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Table 1 General characteristics of patients (n = 72) as well as genotype and disease manifestation

From: Quality of life, fatigue and mental health in patients with the m.3243A > G mutation and its correlates with genetic characteristics and disease manifestation

  Mean Median Range
Age (years) 45 46 19–67
 BMI (kg/m2) 24 23 14–41
 Length (in cm) 168 167 142–193
 Weight (in kg) 68 67 35–113
Heteroplasmy level (%)    
 -leucocytes 19 13 0–56
 -UEC 49 27 0–97
 -buccal mucosa 34 18 0–73
NMDAS    
 −1 current functioning 8 7 0–43
 −2 system specific involvement 6 5 0–26
 −3 current clinical assessment 3 4 0–29
 total NMDAS 17 16 0–98