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Table 3 Characteristics of patients included in the immunofluorescence study

From: Neuronal sphingosine kinase 2 subcellular localization is altered in Alzheimer’s disease brain

Variables Controls (n = 6) AD (n = 9) P-value
Age at death (years)
 Median [IQR] 70.0 [68.0–73.0] 81.0 [72.0–85.0] NS
 Range 58.0–82.0 69.0–88.0  
 Female gender, n (%) 2 (33.3) 5 (50.0) NS
Post mosterm interval
 Median [IQR] 10.0 [5.5–23.0] 24.5 [16.0–29.0] NS
 Range 5.0–24.0 8.0–44.0  
“A” Thal - n of patients (%)    < 0.001
 3 (4 and 5) 0 (0) 8 (88.9)  
 2 (3) 0 (0) 1 (11.1)  
 1 (1 and 2) 4 (66.7) 0 (0)  
 0 (None) 2 (33.3) 0 (0)  
“B” Braak Stage - n of patients (%)    < 0.001
 3 (V and VI) 0 (0) 9 (100)  
 2 (III and IV) 1 (16.7) 0 (0)  
 1 (I and II) 3 (50) 0 (0)  
 0 (None) 2 (33.3) 0 (0)