Table 2

Demographic characteristics and subcortical pathology of the non-demented individuals by disability status. n(%)

No disability

Mild disability

Severe disability


Total

43

42

68

Age at death (years)

<75

12

(28)

7

(17)

12

(18)

75–84

21

(49)

16

(38)

14

(21)

85+

10

(23)

19

(45)

42

(62)

Men

27

(63)

18

(43)

32

(46)

Women

16

(37)

24

(57)

36

(55)

NFT

22

(51)

28

(68)

43

(63)

Neuronal loss

14

(33)

16

(39)

40

(59)

Plaques

6

(16)

4

(10)

3

(5)

Vascular disease

1

(2)

2

(5)

5

(8)

Lewy bodies

1

(2)

5

(12)

3

(4)

Lewy bodies in SN only

0

(0)

4

(10)

3

(4)


Byford et al. BMC Geriatrics 2009 9:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-9-22

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