Table 1: Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Region-specific alterations of A-to-I RNA editing of serotonin 2c receptor in the cortex of suicides with major depression

Main population characteristicsControl (n=8)MDD (n=8)Control versus MDD P-value
Age (years)
 Mean37.4 (6.5)38.1 (6.5)0.878
 Min–max16–6014–62 
    
Sex (male), n (%)8 (100.0)8 (100.0)NA
    
Ethnicity, n (%)   
 White4 (50.0)5 (62.5)0.486
 African American3 (37.5)1 (12.5) 
 Hispanic1 (12.5)2 (25.0) 
    
Axis I, n (%)   
 MDD0 (0.0)8 (100.0)NA
 None8 (100.0)0 (0.0) 
    
Toxicology/treatments, n (%)   
 CO1 (12.5)0 (0.0)0.262
 Analgesics0 (0.0)2 (25.0) 
 Anesthetics1 (12.5)0 (0.0) 
 None6 (75.0)6 (75.0) 
  1. Abbreviations: CO, carbon monoxide; MDD, major depressive disorder.
  2. Data are expressed as mean value (s.e.m.). Statistical analysis was performed using Wilcoxon rank-sum test (P-values of main characteristics are shown). Statistical analyses of ethnicity, Axis I and toxicology were obtained using X2-test.