Table 1

Clinical and demographic features of NPH and SAE patients

NPH (n=43) Mean (SD), frequency SAE (n=19) Mean (SD), frequency
Age66 (12)1-165 76 (4
Male/ female30/ 1313/ 6
Weight (kg)78 (17)79 (12)
Height (cm)173 (11)174 (7)
Duration of symptoms (months)28 (29)32 (25)
Daily sleeping time (h)9.5 (2.1)9.5 (2.8)
MMSE (max 30)22.3 (6.9)22.1 (7.3)
Reaction time (s)0.40 (0.26)0.39 (0.21)
Identical forms test (max 60)14.2 (14.8)11.5 (9.8)
Bingley (max 12)3.3 (2.3)3.1 (2.2)
IW(0/ 1/ 2/ 3)1-151 19/ 18/ 4/ 21-150 14/ 4/ 0/ 0
AE(0/ 1/ 2/ 3)1-151 15/ 21/ 7/ 010/ 5/ 3/ 0
EM(0/ 1/ 2/ 3)1-151 25/ 16/ 2/ 01-150 6/ 9/ 2/ 1
Urgency(yes/ no)22/ 218/ 11
Gait(1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6)1-152 6/ 23/ 1/ 2/ 7/ 41/ 10/ 3/ 2/ 2/ 1
Time to walk 10 m (s)27.4 (33.7)21.1 (9.6)
Steps to walk 10 m (n)33 (29)30 (10)
Diabetes(yes/no)3/ 402/ 17
Hypertension(yes/no)12/ 3113/ 6
Cardiac disorder(yes/no)12/ 317/ 12
  • 1-150 p<0.05;

  • 1-165 p<0.001.

  • 1-151 0–3 = not present, slightly present, moderately present, severely present.

  • 1-152 1–6 = normal, insecure, insecure cane, bimanual support, aided, wheelchair.

  • IW=Impairment of wakefulness; AE=astenoemotional disorder; EM=emotional-motivational disorder.