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Table 1 Demographic characteristics for habenula and posterior putamen tissues

From: Genetic influences on nicotinic α5 receptor (CHRNA5) CpG methylation and mRNA expression in brain and adipose tissue

Tissue (n) Sex Racea Nicotine use Cocaine use Age (Avg. ± S.D.) PMI (Avg. ± S.D.) RIN (Avg. ± S.D.
Habenula (21) Male: 12 EA: 19 Users: 5 Users: N/A 57.5 ± 18.6 35.6 ± 38.0 5.2 ± 1.4
  Female: 9 AA: 2 Non-users: 7 Non-users: N/A    
    Unknown: 9     
Putamen (55) Male: 46 EA: 34 Users: 24 Users: 22 35.6 ± 8.9 16.7 ± 5.4 N/A
  Female: 9 AA: 10 Non-users: 31 Non-users: 33    
   Other: 11      
  1. aEA: European-American, AA: African-American, Other: Mixed race and/or Hispanic
  2. Abbreviations: PMI post-mortem interval, RIN RNA Integrity Number, as measured by Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100, N/A data not available