Table 1

 Relationship of density of tau-immunoreactive neurofibrillar tangles in different brain regions with odour identification ability proximate to death*

Brain regionEstimated slopeSEp Value
*From separate linear regression models adjusted for age at death, sex, education and time from smell assessment to death.
Hippocampus (CA1, subiculum)−0.050.02<0.001
Entorhinal cortex−0.080.02<0.001
Inferior-temporal cortex−0.060.020.012
Anterior-cingulate cortex−0.140.090.114
Superior-frontal cortex−0.030.040.380
Dorsal-lateral prefrontal cortex−0.040.050.423
Angular/supramarginal-gyrus cortex−0.050.050.338
Primary-visual cortex−0.410.220.064