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Table 5 Duration of illness prior to recruitment

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

Duration (years) Males Females All Participants
  No. cases % total No. cases % total No. cases % total
< 2 - 0.0 1 1.3 1 1.0
2 < 5 2 8.7 18 22.8 20 19.6
5 < 10 10 43.5 23 29.1 33 32.3
10 < 20 9 39.1 25 31.6 34 33.3
20+ 2 8.7 12 15.2 14 13.7
TOTAL 23 100.0 79 100.0 102 100.0