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Table 1 Case demographicsa and clinical details

From: Spread of pathology in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: assessment of phosphorylated TDP-43 along axonal pathways

  Control All ALS ALS Subtype
Presenting deficit - - Upper limb Lower limb Bulbar
N 5 34 11 14 9
M:F 3:2 21:13 6:5 11:3 4:5
Mean age at death, y (SD) 67 (10) 64 (8) 65 (10) 62 (9) 66 (7)
Range, y 55-80 47-81 47-81 53-77 57-78
Mean duration, y (SD) - 2 (2) 3 (2) 2 (1) 3 (2)
Range, y - 0.4-7 1-3.6 0.4-6.1 0.6-4.5
Mean PMI, h (SD) 22 (13) 21 (19) 18 (18) 19 (7) 26 (29)
Range, h 12-43 5-99 5-72 7-31 5-99
  1. aNo differences between groups