Table 1 Clinical characteristics of German MS cases.

PPMS, primary progressive MS (as opposed to bout-onset MS).

Cohort DE1Cohort DE2
Number of cases3934954
Age [mean (range)]39 (13–79)40 (17–82)
Female [n (%)]2723 (69.2)695 (72.9)
Male [n (%)]1211 (30.8)259 (27.1)
PPMS [n (%)]105 (2.7)63 (6.6)