Table 2

Observed characteristics of MCS and the control group

MCS group (n=18)Control group (n=17)p Value*
Sex male/female, n2/164/13
Age mean (±SD)44 (14)40 (14)0.447
Chemical Sensitivity Scale mean (±SD)96 (16)72 (11)<0.001
  • *p Values refer to results of Mann-Whitney U test.

  • MCS, multiple chemical sensitivity.