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Table 5 Patient characteristics depending from 6-[18F]FDOPA and N1 results

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

Characteristics 6-[18F]FDOPA abnormal/N1 abnormal 6-[18F]FDOPA normal/N1 normal 6-[18F]FDOPA abnormal/N1 normal 6-[18F]FDOPA normal/N1 abnormal p value
No. of male/female patients 13/9 5/8 2/2 3/1 0.553
Age (years) mean ± SD (range) 62.09 ± 11.11 (38–82) 64.31 ± 15.96 (20–81) 69.25 ± 6.80 (62–76) 60.75 ± 9.64 (51–74) 0.714
Duration of disease (years) mean ± SD (range) 2.50 ± 2.06 (1–10) 4.38 ± 3.57 (1–10) 1.50 ± 0.58 (1–2) 5.25 ± 4.03 (1–10) 0.070
Activity (MBq) mean ± SD 215.32 ± 16.95 218.08 ± 21.08 209.75 ± 20.16 210.25 ± 19.76 0.820
  1. Statistical results of multiple group comparison (ANOVA)