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The sex ratio in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: A population based study.

Abstract:

Replicable risk factors for ALS include increasing age, family history and being male. The male: female ratio has been reported as being between 1 and 3. We tested the hypothesis that the sex ratio changes with age in a population register covering the south-east of England. The sex ratio before and after the age of 51 years was compared using a Z-test for proportions. Kendall's tau was used to assess the relationship between age group and sex ratio using incidence and prevalence data. Public...

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10.3109/17482961003610853

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Manjaly, ZR More by this author
Abhinav, K More by this author
Wijesekera, L More by this author
Ganesalingam, J More by this author
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Journal:
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases
Volume:
11
Issue:
5
Pages:
439-442
Publication date:
2010-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-180X
ISSN:
1748-2968
URN:
uuid:07f15113-d5a9-45ba-badd-c0f0d5ceae2a
Source identifiers:
245060
Local pid:
pubs:245060

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