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Table 2 Excluded participants by telephone interview classifications

From: An evaluation of exclusionary medical/psychiatric conditions in the definition of chronic fatigue syndrome

Telephone interview
  All Excluded (n= 1609)*
    Medical (only) Psychiatric (only) Medical and psychiatric Missing data Subtotal (%)
    n (%) n (%) n (%)    n (%)
CFS-like 910 48% 350 79.4 60 13.6 31 7.0 0 0 441 27.4
Unwell 2635 37% 827 84.2 105 10.7 50 5.1 0 0 982 61.0
Well 2085 9% 164 88.2 16 8.6 6 3.2 0 0 186 11.6
Total 5630 29% 1341 83.3 181 11.3 87 5.4 0 0 1609 100
Clinic evaluation
CFS-like 291 49% 57 40.1 62 43.7 22 15.5 1 0.7 142 50.4
Unwell 267 43% 56 49.6 46 40.7 11 9.7 1 0.9 114 40.5
Well 223 12% 20 76.9 6 23.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 26 9.2
Total 783 36% 133 47.2 114 40.4 33 11.7 2 0.7 282 100
  1. *Row percentages are listed unless other indicated
  2. CFS = chronic fatigue symptoms