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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of elderly subjects with subthreshold depression and healthy age-matched controls

From: Smaller gray matter volume of hippocampus/parahippocampus in elderly people with subthreshold depression: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics HC StD p value
Gender(M/F) 17(7/10) 19(7/12) 0.8*
Age, years 66.5 ± 4.0 66.5 ± 5.7 0.6**
Education, years 13.8 ± 2.6 13.2 ± 2.7 0.96**
MMSE 28.9 ± 1.5 28.3 ± 1.6 0.82**
CES-D 1.1 ± 1.6 16.1 ± 5.1 <0.01**
  1. * p Value for gender distribution was obtained by χ2 test
  2. ** p Values were obtained by t-test