Age-specific sex ratio of multiple sclerosis in the National Swedish MS Register (SMSreg).

@article{Bostrm2014AgespecificSR,
  title={Age-specific sex ratio of multiple sclerosis in the National Swedish MS Register (SMSreg).},
  author={Inger Bostr{\"o}m and Leszek Stawiarz and A-M. Landtblom},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          513-4
        }
}
In several countries, an increase in the women-to-men ratio in multiple sclerosis (MS) has been observed but, interestingly, this trend has not been confirmed in Sweden1 as was quoted in the editorial of Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 2012; 19: 3–4. Important observations on the potential influence of environmental factors were introduced in the editorial, e.g. an older age at first birth or fertility rates. The increase of the women-to-men ratio seems to be correlated to a reduced number of child… CONTINUE READING
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