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Table 1 Summaries of demographic, clinical and histological information of schizophrenic, bipolar, major depression and control cases.

From: Expression of POU-domain transcription factor, Oct-6, in schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression

Demographics Group
  Controls
n = 15
Schizophrenic
n = 15
Bipolar disorder
n = 15
Major Depression
n = 15
AGE (years, mean ± SD) 48.1 ± 10.7 44.5 ± 13.1 42.3 ± 11.7 46.5 ± 9.3
GENDER 9M, 6F 9M, 6F 9M, 6F 9M, 6F
POSTMORTEM INTERVAL (hours, mean ± SD) 23.7 ± 9.9 33.7 ± 14.6 32.5 ± 16.1 27.5 ± 10.7
CAUSE OF DEATH     
CPD 13 7 11 8
Accident 2 0 0 2
Pneumonia 0 0 1 1
Suicide 0 7 1 1
Other 0 1 2 3
pH (mean ± SD) 6.3 ± 0.2 6.2 ± 0.3 6.2 ± 0.2 6.1 ± 0.3
FIXATION (months, mean ± SD) 4.40 ± 3.9 11.20 ± 8.5 9.67 ± 3.6 8.33 ± 6.6
STORAGE OF FROZEN SECTIONS (days, mean ± S D) 621 ± 172.3 434 ± 290.0 338 ± 234.2 621 ± 233.1
BRAIN HEMISPHERE 7R:8L 6R:9L 8R:7L 6R:9L
DURATION OF ILLNESS (years, mean ± SD) 0 ± 0 21.3 ± 11.4 20.1 ± 9.7 12.7 ± 11.1
LIFETIME ANTIPSYCHOTICa DOSE (mg) (min-median-max) 0-0-0 0- 35 000- 200 000 0- 7 500- 60 000 0-0-0
  1. a = lifetime quantity of fluphenazine or equivalent
  2. CPD = cardiac pulmonary disease