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Table 1 Conformity of Epidemiological Study and Disease Register Participants to Case Definitions

From: A Disease Register for ME/CFS: Report of a Pilot Study

Case Definition Epidemiological Study Disease Register
  All subjects Subjects not in disease register   
  No. cases % total (95%
confidence interval)
No. cases % total (95%
confidence interval)
No. cases % total (95%
confidence interval)
Fukuda 282 96.9 (94.8 - 99.0) 127 96.9 (93.9 - 100.0) 155 96.9 (94.1 - 99.7
Canadian 154 52.9 (44.9 - 61.0) 57 43.5 (30.4 - 56.6) 97 60.6 (50.7 - 70.5)
TOTAL 291 100.0 131 100.0 160 100.0