Table 1

Subject demographics

GroupMean age (range), nMean education years (range), nGender proportion male (n)Mean duration (years) (SE), nMean % stage (SE), nMean ACE total (SE), nMean DRS total(SE), n
Patients66.6 (47 to 74), 2411.6 (9 to 19), 230.63 (24)3.96 (0.3), 2366.4 (4.0), 1978.9 (4.05), 16126.1 (3.3), 23
Controls (famous faces)66.4 (52 to 75), 2312.5 (10 to 16), 230.40 (23)
Controls (Emotion test)65.7 (56 to 75), 2311.7 (10 to 19), 230.40 (23)
  • Duration is the time from onset of disease until testing; stage is calculated as the percentage of disease duration from onset to death when testing was carried out

  • ACE, Addenbrookes Cognitive Examination; DMS, Dementia Rating Scale; n, number of participants; SE, standard error.