Table 1

Patient characteristics

Values are means (SD).
*Years spent in primary, secondary and higher level education.
MMSE, mini mental state examination; GDS, global deterioration scale; HDRS, Hamilton depression rating scale; BDRS, Blessed dementia rating scale; SCWT, Stroop colour word test, IQ, intelligence quotient; MTA, medial temporal lobe atrophy.
Age (y)64.9 (9.5)
Sex ratio18M:13F
Education (y)*10.7 (3.2)
MMSE score27.7 (1.8)
GDS score:
BDRS score1.9 (1.9)
HDRS score9.8 (6.5)
Immediate recall (z score)0.02 (1.3)
Delayed recall (raw score)6.1 (3.0)
Delayed recall (z score)−0.91 (0.84)
SCWT: card 1 (z score)−1.0 (1.5)
SCWT: card 3 (z score)−1.84 (1.3)
Verbal fluency (z score)−0.80 (1.0)
IQ112.3 (12.5)
Hippocampus (z score)−0.23 (1.1)
Parahippocampal gyrus (z score)0.10 (1.1)
MTA score (uncorrected, average of left and rigth side)1.1 (1.1)
MTA score (z score)−0.35 (1.4)