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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 20)

From: Resilience, trust, and civic engagement in the post-CCSVI era

Characteristic Number of participants (%)
Gender
 Male 7 (35)
 Female 13 (65)
Age (years)
 19–30 6 (30)
 31–40 4 (20)
 41–50 5 (25)
 51–60 3 (15)
 61–70 2 (10)
Education
 Grade school 1 (5)
 High school 4 (20)
 College 8 (40)
 University 4 (20)
 Advanced degree (e.g., MD, PhD, JD) 3 (15)
MS sub-type
 Relapsing remitting 10 (50)
 Primary progressive 1 (5)
 Secondary progressive 7 (35)
 Other variantb 2 (10)
Time since MS diagnosis (years)
 0–5 5 (25)
 6–10 5 (25)
 11–15 6 (30)
 16–20 3 (15)
 21+ 1 (5)
Sources of information about MSa
 Neurologist 20 (100)
 Family physician 7 (35)
 Other clinician 7 (35)
 Internet forums 10 (50)
 Internet health sites 12 (60)
 Newspapers 5 (25)
 Magazines 5 (25)
 Television 6 (30)
 Support groups 13 (65)
 Other 10 (50)
  1. aNon-mutually exclusive categories
  2. bRare variants of MS including Marburg MS