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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Adaptive vs. non-adaptive cognitive training by means of a personalized App: a randomized trial in people with multiple sclerosis

  Total Study group Control group p
Gender female/male 20/8 9/5 11/3 0.40a
Mean age (years, SD) 47.5 (9.3) 49.0 (7.1) 46.1 (11.2) 0.47b
Mean education (years, SD) 11.7 (3.4) 12.8 (3.1) 10.7 (3.5) 0.14b
Mean age at onset (years, SD) 30.2 (11.2) 29.1 (8.2) 31.29 (13.8) 0.63b
Mean disease duration (years, SD) 14.5 (9.4) 16.6 (8.6) 10.4 (6.6) 0.31b
Disease course RR/SP 17/11 8/6 9/5 0.70a
EDSS (mean, SD) 3.8 (1.9) 3.6 (1.6) 4.1 (2.3) 0.55b
Treatment with DMD (#, %) 18 (64.2) 8 (57.1) 10 (71.4) 0.43a
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviations, RR relapsing-remitting, SP secondary progressive DMD disease-modifying drugs
  2. Reported p values refer to: aPearson’s Chi Square test for categorical variables; b ​Student's t-test for continuous variables