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Table 5 Association between athlete age and AT8 p-tau pathology

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

 Neurons with NFTNeurons with punctate p-tauTotal neuronsaNeurite clustersDystrophic neuritesTotal pathologyb
Age at death
 PrCc0.64d ***0.55 ***0.65 ***0.66 ***0.55 ***0.63 ***
 EC0.65 ***0.49 **0.61 ***0.63 ***0.49 **0.60 ***
 DG0.60 ***0.63 ***0.67 ***0.51 **0.63 ***0.66 ***
 CA30.57 ***0.180.48 **0.59 ***0.50 **0.53 ***
 CA10.58 ***0.220.48 **0.65 ***0.53 ***0.61 ***
 Sub0.61 ***0.270.56 ***0.49 **0.46 **0.57 ***
 PrS0.58 ***0.57 ***0.62 ***0.49 **0.53 ***0.59 ***
Years from retirement to death
 PrC0.52 ***0.40 *0.52 ***0.52 ***0.41 **0.49 **
 EC0.53 ***0.49 **0.50 **0.54 ***0.38 *0.50 **
 DG0.42 *0.62 ***0.54 **0.45 **0.54 **0.56 ***
 CA30.48 **0.150.38 *0.45 **0.370.40 *
 CA10.46 **0.190.38 *0.58 ***0.46 **0.53 ***
 Sub0.60 ***0.300.56 ***0.52 ***0.45 **0.56 ***
 PrS0.52 ***0.47 **0.54 ***0.43 **0.54 ***0.57 ***
  1. aNeurons with NFT and punctate p-tau neurons
  2. bNeurons with NFT, punctate p-tau neurons, neurite clusters, dystrophic neurites
  3. cPrC Perirhinal cortex, EC Entorhinal cortex, DG Dentate gyrus, CA3 Hippocampus CA3, CA1 Hippocampus CA1, Sub Subiculum, PrS Pre−/parasubiculum
  4. dSpearman rank order correlation with Benjamini-Hochberg false discovery critical values, * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001