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Table 1 Patient characteristics and statistical comparison of the PS group and the Non-PS group

From: Comparison of 6-[18F]FDOPA PET with Nigrosome 1 detection in patients with parkinsonism

Characteristics All patients PS Non-PS p value
No. of male/female patients (% of total) 23 (54%)/20 (46%) 15 (56%)/12 (44%) 8 (50%)/8 (50%) 0.732
Age (years) mean ± SD (range) 63.30 ± 12.22 (20–82) 63.19 ± 10.46 (38–82) 63.50 ± 15.13 (20–81) 0.936
Duration of disease (years) mean ± SD (range) 3.23 ± 2.89 (1–10) 2.56 ± 1.97 (1–10) 4.38 ± 3.79 (1–10) 0.044
Activity (MBq) mean ± SD 215.16 ± 18.31 215.63 ± 17.30 214.38 ± 20.45 0.831
  1. PS Parkinson syndrome, SD standard deviation