TableĀ 1

Characteristics of patients with DLB, with AD and without dementia

CharacteristicsPatients with DLBPatients with ADPatients without dementia
Number of patientsn=14n=21n=12p Value
Age (years)81.5 (5.6)79.6 (7.8)78.5 (4.3)n.s.
Sex (men/women)6/87/144/8n.s.
MMSE21.0 (3.8)21.2 (3.4)27.8 (2.1)<0.001*
Diabetes mellitus111n.s.
  • Values expressed as mean (SD) or number.

  • *One-way analysis of variance with Games-Howell post hoc tests (DLB vs AD: n.s., DLB vs without dementia: p<0.001, AD vs without dementia: p<0.001)

  • AD, Alzheimer's disease; DLB, dementia with Lewy bodies; MMSE, Mini-Mental State Examination; n.s., not significant.