A further prevalence study of multiple sclerosis in north-east Scotland.

@article{Shepherd1980AFP,
  title={A further prevalence study of multiple sclerosis in north-east Scotland.},
  author={Derek Shepherd and A. W. Downie},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1980},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={310-5}
}
A second epidemiological study of multiple sclerosis (MS) in north-east Scotland has confirmed that the area has the highest prevalence rate in the world for any population of comparable size. On 1 December 1973 the prevalence was 144 per 100000 population. The age and sex specific prevalence rates are the highest ever recorded, one in every 306 of the population aged 40 to 59 years being affected. All patients have been tabulated in the National Health Service Central Register to facilitate… CONTINUE READING

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