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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of CTE groups

From: Tau pathology in the medial temporal lobe of athletes with chronic traumatic encephalopathy: a chronic effects of neurotrauma consortium study

Stage n Race
(AA:C)a
Military veteran (n) Age at deathb Age started contact sports Years played Age retired Time from retirement to death (years)
II 14 1:13 1 48 ± 16 (24–71) 11 ± 4 (5–18) 14 ± 6 (5–27) 26 ± 7 (18–42) 23 ± 17 (1–46)
III 13 7:6 0 65 ± 12 (41–80) 13 ± 1 (10–14) 14 ± 5 (6–25) 27 ± 5 (19–35) 38 ± 15 (11–57)
IV 13 2:11 2 74 ± 8 (62–86) 11 ± 2 (8–14) 18 ± 7 (8–30) 29 ± 6 (21–40) 46 ± 12 (29–64)
  1. aAA African American, C Caucasian
  2. bnumbers presented as mean ± SD (range)