Effect of gender on late-onset multiple sclerosis

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Effect of gender on late-onset multiple sclerosis

Postby MSUK » Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:32 pm

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Objectives: We aimed to examine the incidence and disease course of late-onset multiple sclerosis (LOMS) compared with adult-onset MS (AOMS) in our clinic cohort, stratified based on gender and race, since both have been reported as important modifiers of disease outcomes in MS.

Methods: Patients with LOMS and AOMS were compared in terms of demographic characteristics and disease course characteristics. Combined effects were investigated with a logistic regression model. Time from disease onset to sustained Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) score of 6 was investigated using an extension of log-rank test appropriate for interval-censored data. ... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/3544
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