Table 1

Demographic and clinical variables by diagnostic group

NC(n = 30)

AD(n = 30)

Ρ

Total


Gender(M/F)

15/15a

16/14

0.796

Age(M/SD)

77/5a

75/7

0.188

Years of Education(M/SD)

16.2/2.9a

15.7/2.7

0.554

Baseline MMSE(M/SD)

29.3/0.8b

23.5/2.2

< 0.00001

PbvcSc-6 (M/SD)

-0.36/0.59b

-0.98/0.95

0.005

-0.67/0.87

Pbvc6-24 (M/SD)

-1.24/0.89b

-3.11/1.23

< 0.00001

-2.17/1.43

PbvcSc-24 (M/SD)

-1.65/1.05b

-4.13/1.85

< 0.00001

-2.88/1.95


Chi-square was used for gender comparison.

Unpaired student t-test was used for age, education-year, MMSE scores and percentage of whole brain volume change (all three) comparisons.

a Indicates insignificant compared to NC group.

b Indicates significant compared to NC group.

Farzan et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:105   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-105

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