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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the study population

From: Diagnosis and phenotypic assessment of trimethylaminuria, and its treatment with riboflavin: 1H NMR spectroscopy and genetic testing

Patient Sex Age Educational level Age at symptom onset work/ academic problems GAF score Self-perception of odor Odor directly perceived by a third party Interpretation Source of odor Odor control strategies Depressive symptoms Impact on sex life
Patient #1 F adult medium adulthood no 65 yes by a friend yes sweating food eviction no yes
Patient #2 M adult high adolescence ND 55 no no yes not known showers no yes
Patient #3 M adult low adulthood no 65 no by a friend yes not known showers, food eviction no yes
Patient #4 F adult medium childhood yes 50 yes by a friend yes skin, breath food eviction, perfumes, antibiotics yes yes
Patient #5 F adult medium adulthood no 65 no no yes not known none yes yes
Patient #6 F adult medium adolescence no 60 no no yes not known showers yes yes
Patient #7 F adult low adulthood no 90 no by a friend no genital showers, food eviction yes no
Patient #8 M adult medium adulthood yes 30 no no yes not known none no yes
Patient #9 F adult medium adulthood no 50 no no yes sweating, breath perfumes, showers, food eviction no no
Patient #10 F adult medium adulthood no 60 no no yes not known none yes no
Patient #11 M adult not recorded adulthood no 60 yes no yes sweating food eviction yes yes
Patient #12 M child school age < 3 years no 90 no by parents and clinicians no sweating, scalp, hands none no not relevant
Patient #13 M child school age < 3 years no 90 no by parents and clinicians no scalp, sweating none no not relevant
  1. GAF Global Assessment of Functioning. Interpretation: persecution ideas, interpretation