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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the cases used in this study. Shown are differences between groups of the cases used in this study. [PMI post-mortem interval, SD standard deviation].

From: Maximal COX-2 and ppRb expression in neurons occurs during early Braak stages prior to the maximal activation of astrocytes and microglia in Alzheimer's disease

  Braak score for neurofibrillary changes  
  O I–II III–IV V–VI  
n 5 16 10 9  
male/female 3/2 6/10 0/10 3/6  
mean age ± SD (years) 62 ± 10 83 ± 8 89 ± 4 76 ± 7  
PMI ± SD (hrs:min) 8:00 ± 4:30 7:30 ± 2:30 6:30 ± 2:30 5:00 ± 1:30  
  Braak score for amyloid deposits  
  O A B C total
n 7 6 11 16 40
male/female 4/3 3/3 3/8 2/14 12/28
mean age ± SD (years) 69 ± 12 79 ± 4 85 ± 10 82 ± 10 80 ± 11
PMI ± SD (hrs:min) 7:00 ± 4:00 8:30 ± 3:00 7:00 ± 2:30 6:00 ± 2:00 6:30 ± 2:30