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Table 2 Number of patients and controls per dataset

From: Diagnosis support systems for rare diseases: a scoping review

  Number of studies Number of studies with datasets Number of datasets Number of patients
Median Mean [Min, Max]
Patients
 Group 1 29 studies 27 studies 29 datasets 50 291 [7, 5050]
 Group 2 15 studies 14 studies 20 datasets 98 730 [5, 10,593]
 Group 3 17 studies 8 studies 10 datasets 161 6929 [40, 39,000]
Controls
 Group 1 29 studies 27 studies 29 datasets 70 105,491 [10, 2,966,363]
  1. Studies are grouped according to the number of diseases they address. Group 1: one disease; group 2: a class of diseases; group 3: all rare/genetic diseases. The number of studies, datasets and patients per dataset for each group is given. For group 1, the number of individuals in the control groups is also given. Datasets from studies addressing all rare diseases (group 3) contain more patients on average