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Table 2 Alzheimer’s disease cases and age matched control brain samples

From: The systemic iron-regulatory proteins hepcidin and ferroportin are reduced in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease

Case number Category Age Gender PM delay Cause of death
1 AD 83 Male 22.0 Bronchopneumonia
2 AD 80 Female 15.0 Cardiac failure
3 AD 74 Female 37.15 Gradual deterioration
4 AD 60 Male 12.9 Bronchopneumonia
5 AD 68 Male 17.5 AD, gradual decline
6 AD 81 Female 16.3 Aspiration pneumonia
7 Control 84 Female 31.45 Cancer, Heart failure
8 Control 81 Male 40.00 Chronic obstructive airway disease
9 Control 85 Male 43.35 Ca oesophagus
10 Control 73 Female 28.00 Ca bronchus
11 Control 83 Female 20.0 Bowel resection with complication
12 Control 88 Female 49.25 Chronic obstructive airway disease
  1. AD = Alzheimer disease.
  2. PM = post mortem.
  3. Ca = carcinoma.