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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: Small fiber neuropathy for assessment of disease severity in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: corneal confocal microscopy findings

  Control, N = 64 ALS, N = 66 P value
Age, years 49.22 (10.34) 51.41 (11.19) 0.249
Sex, no. male/female 38/26 41/25 0.749
Disease duration, m NA 20.38 (12.02) NA
ALSFRS-R NA 38.85 (6.39) NA
ΔFS NA 0.57 (0.45) NA
  1. Data are presented as mean (SD) values
  2. ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; ALSFRS-R, Revised ALS Functional Rating Scale; ΔFS, (48-ALSFRS-R)/disease duration from symptom onset to the assessment; NA, not applicable