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Table 1 Summary of patient groups used in this study

From: Tau accumulation in the nucleus accumbens in tangle-predominant dementia

  TPD AD Non-demented
Braaks’ NFT stages III or IV IV V VI I-III
Number of cases 7 10 8 4 11
Gender (male/female) 1/6 6/4 4/4 2/2 7/4
Age at death* 88.4 ± 7.2 81.5 ± 8.5 86 ± 3.5 81.5 ± 8.8 81 ± 7.0
Disease duration (y)* 4.7 ± 2.9 6.1 ± 6.7 6.2 ± 3.5 6.6 ± 6.0 n/a
Brain weight (g)* 1,137 ± 135.3 1,134 ± 174.8 1,119 ± 77.2 1,008 ± 156.5 1,146 ± 77.1
  1. TPD, Tangle-predominant dementia; AD, Alzheimer’s disease; NFT, neurofibrillary tangles.
  2. *Data are shown as mean ± S.D.