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Table 7 Illness states for CFS subjects at follow-up

From: A population-based study of the clinical course of chronic fatigue syndrome

No. of subjects 1-year follow-up (N = 59) 2-years follow-up (N = 39) 3-years follow-up (N = 24)
10 CFS No visit No visit
1 CFS No visit CFS
1 CFS CFS No visit
2 CFS Partial Remission No visit
1 CFS Partial Remission No visit
1 CFS Partial Remission CFS
1 CFS Temporary exclusion Partial Remission
1 CFS Permanent exclusion -
1 CFS Permanent exclusion -
3 Partial Remission No visit No visit
3 Partial Remission CFS No visit
1 Partial Remission CFS CFS
1 Partial Remission CFS Partial Remission
1 Partial Remission CFS Temporary exclusion
2 Partial Remission Partial Remission No visit
1 Partial Remission Partial Remission CFS
2 Partial Remission Partial Remission Partial Remission
1 Partial Remission Partial Remission Partial Remission
1 Partial Remission Partial Remission Permanent exclusion
2 Partial Remission Temporary exclusion Partial Remission
1 Partial Remission Temporary exclusion Permanent exclusion
3 Partial Remission Total Remission Total Remission
1 Total Remission No visit Partial Remission
1 Total Remission Permanent exclusion -
2 Total Remission Permanent exclusion -
1 Total Remission Total Remission No visit
5 Temporary exclusion No visit No visit
1 Temporary exclusion Partial Remission No visit
1 Temporary exclusion Temporary exclusion No visit
1 Temporary exclusion Temporary exclusion Partial Remission
3 Permanent exclusion - -
1 Permanent exclusion - -
1 Permanent exclusion - -
1 No visit No visit Permanent exclusion
1 No visit CFS CFS
1 No visit Partial Remission Partial Remission
1 No visit Partial Remission Partial Remission
1 No visit Partial Remission Permanent exclusion
1 No visit Permanent exclusion -
% Partial remission 37.3 38.5 45.8
% Total remission 8.5 10.3 12.5