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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of subject population

From: A soluble tau fragment generated by caspase-2 is associated with dementia in Lewy body disease

  PD PDD Total p value
Age (years)
 Group size 12 21 33  
 Mean ± SD 82.8 ± 10.5 77.3 ± 13.1 79.3 ± 12.4  
 Range 57–98 42–96 42–98 0.19a
Sex
 Group size 12 21 33  
 Male 7 17 24  
 Female 5 4 9 0.23b
PMI (h)
 Group size* 11 21 32  
 Mean ± SD 5.5 ± 2.2 6.3 ± 4.0 6.0 ± 3.5  
 Range 1.9–11 2–16.3 1.9–16.3 0.45a
Brain weight (g)
 Group size* 11 17 28  
 Mean ± SD 1231 ± 131 1339 ± 236 1296 ± 205  
 Range 1010–1450 1070–2017 1010–2017 0.14a
Last evaluation (months)
 Group size 8 14 22  
 Mean ± SD 31.3 ± 35.4 45.8 ± 29.1 40.5 ± 31.5  
 Range 15.3–118.5 10.2–98.6 10.2–118.5 0.34a
  1. aUnpaired t-test with Welch’s correction
  2. bFisher’s exact test
  3. *Data for one or more patient was unavailable