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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants with versus without recovery

From: Possible involvement of the autonomic nervous system in cervical muscles of patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis / chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS)

Variables Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) P-value
Total Recovered Unrecovered
1226 (100.0) 680 (55.5) 546 (45.5)
Sex
 Men 448 (36.5) 252 (56.3) 196 (43.7) 0.675
 Women 778 (63.4) 428 (55.0) 350 (45.0)
Age strata (years old)
 10–49 736 (60.0) 408 (55.3) 328 (44.7) 0.979
 50–89 490 (40.0) 272 (55.5) 218 (44.5)
Hospitalization period (days)
 5–60 518 (42.3) 276 (53.3) 242 (46.7) 0.188
 61–120 708 (57.7) 404 (57.1) 304 (42.9)