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Table 1 The Tampere Autopsy Study (TASTY) characteristics

From: CRP gene variation affects early development of Alzheimer's disease-related plaques

Number of cases Number of cases 603
Gender  
Males 388 (64.3%)
Females 215 (35.7%)
Age (years) 1 62.7 (range 0 - 96.7)
Cause of Death
Disease 340 (56.5%)
Accident 177 (29.5%)
Suicide 72 (12.0%)
Homicide 3 (0.5%)
Unknown 9 (1.5%)
Brain Mass (g) 1 1408.1 (range 427 - 1910)
Dementia Status
Normal 570 (94.5%)
AD 6 (0.9%)
Dementia 16 (2.7%)
Memory Problems 10 (1.7%)
Parkinson's Dis 1 (0.2%)
APOE Genotype  
APOEε3ε3 356 (59.2%)
APOEε2ε3, ε2ε2 58 (9.7%)
APOEε4+ 187 (31.1%)
SP Presence  
No 381 (68.9%)
Yes 172 (31.1%)
CERAD score
< 0% 379
0 - 1.053% 85
1.053% + 85
NFT Presence  
No 280 (57.9%)
Yes 204 (42.1%)
  1. 1 - statistical mean.