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Table 1 Survey respondent demographics

From: The attitude of patients with progressive ataxias towards clinical trials

Respondent type (total number of respondents = 342) n (%)
Patient 264 (77.2%)
Parent 54 (15.8%)
Carer 17 (5%)
Partner 7 (2%)
Age distribution (n = 338)  
Under 15 3 (0.9%)
15–25 50 (14.8%)
26–35 57 (16.9%)
36–45 53 (15.7%)
46–55 62 (18.3%)
56–65 58 (17.2%)
 > 65 55 (16.3%)
Female sex 62%
UK-based 45%
Condition  
FRDA 204 (59.6%)
Inherited CA 55 (16%)
Idiopathic CA 70 (20.4%)
Episodic ataxia 12 (3.5%)
  1. CA: cerebellar ataxia, FRDA: Friedreich’s ataxia