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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of recruited DM1 patients

From: Disease awareness in myotonic dystrophy type 1: an observational cross-sectional study

Patients Enrolled 81
Drop-out 16
Final Sample 65
Age 46.1 ± 12.3 yrs
  Age range: 18–70 yrs
Sex F = 37 % (24)
  M = 63 % (41)
Age at onset 31.5 ± 14.7 yrs
[CTG]n E1 37.7 % (25)
[CTG]n E2 58.5 % (38)
[CTG]n E3 3.8 % (2)
Transmission 78 % paternal
  22 % maternal
Educational level Mean 11.6 ± 3.5 yrs
Time from disease onset Mean 10.2 ± 7.4 yrs
Severity of muscular involvement (MIRS) Mean = 2.85 ± 1
MIRS = 1 7.3 %
MIRS = 2 36.4 %
MIRS = 3 27.3 %
MIRS = 4 21.8 %
MIRS = 5 7.3 %