Table 2

 Senile plaque and neurofibrillary tangle counts in four brain regions

+Aware (n = 23)−Aware (n = 18)+Aware (n = 13)*−Aware (n = 13)*
Values are means (SD).
*Subset matched for dementia severity.
†p = 0.015; ‡p = 0.002; §p = 0.051.
EC, entorhinal cortex; L, left; NFT, neurofibrillary tangle; PRO, prosubiculum of the hippocampus; R, right; SMF, superior and middle frontal gyri; ST, superior temporal isocortex; SP, senile plaque; +Aware, without anosognosia; −Aware, with anosognosia.
SMFR SP23 (19)21 (13)20 (11)22 (14)
R NFT6 (7)8 (7)7 (6)7 (6)
L SP22 (17)20 (12)19 (11)22 (13)
L NFT7 (7)9 (8)9 (7)9 (9)
STR SP20 (17)17 (12)18 (8)15 (9)
R NFT9 (10)11 (10)10 (9)10 (10)
L SP22 (21)23 (22)20 (16)25 (25)
L NFT9 (9)12 (10)10 (9)11 (10)
PROR SP7 (4)†11 (6)†6 (4)‡12 (4)‡
R NFT19 (16)24 (15)22 (19)28 (14)
L SP9 (4)12 (6)8 (4)§12 (6)§
L NFT23 (17)28 (16)25 (20)33 (15)
ECR SP16 (9)17 (10)16 (11)16 (11)
R NFT15 (8)16 (9)15 (8)15 (9)
L SP15 (11)15 (10)16 (14)12 (7)
L NFT15 (8)16 (8)15 (8)16 (7)