Table 4

 Amount of improvement on cognitive functioning for patients with and without progressive vascular brain damage

Progressive vascular brain damage, mean (SD)No progressive vascular brain damage, mean (SD)
Baseline2 yearsBaseline2 years
*p<0.05.
Memory22.1 (6.9)24.1 (7.9)26.5 (7.6)29.5 (7.9)*
Executive60.9 (35.4)50.2 (27.7)*46.8 (31.2)37.8 (21.4)*
Mental speed46.4 (12.0)45.0 (10.3)45.8 (18.3)39.1(11.9)*
Calculation8.2 (5.6)8.8 (5.5)8.9 (3.8)10.0 (3.5)*
Visuospatial7.0 (4.1)7.5 (3.9)8.5 (3.7)8.9 (4.3)
Orientation9.3 (.7)9.3 (.8)9.2 (.9)9.5 (0.9)
Attention7.5 (1.6)7.7 (2.0)7.8 (1.7)7.8 (1.7)
Praxis9.6 (1.9)10.3 (1.6)10.4 (1.9)11.0 (1.3)*
Language25.2 (2.7)25.7 (2.5)25.5 (3.0)25.8 (3.0)
Abstract12.4 (2.4)13.5(2.4)*13.6 (2.4)14.4 (2.1)*
MMSE25.9 (2.8)26.0 (3.1)26.6 (3.1)26.8 (3.1)
CAMCOG85.5 (8.0)13.5 (2.4)*88.2 (9.6)91.4 (9.9)*