Table 1: Demographic characteristics and Hcy levels of NMO patients and controls.

NMO (n = 66) HC (n = 66) P
Gender, F:M 54:12 54:12 1
Age, years 47.2 ▒ 12.4 44.2 ▒ 14.7 0.213
Disease duration, months 49.1 ▒ 54.6 - -
EDSS 3.7 ▒ 2.2 - -
NMO-IgG seropositivity 45 (68.2%)
Hcy (Ámol/L) 9.8 ▒ 3.7 7.8 ▒ 2.0 < 0.001


Abbreviations: Hcy: Homocysteine; NMO: Neuromyelitis Optica;
HC: Healthy Control; F: Female; M= Male; EDSS: Expanded Disability Status Scale.