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Table 1 Demographics of patients with corticobasal syndrome (CBS), non-hallucinating dementia with Lewy bodies (VHF-DLB) and respective matched control groups

From: Differentiating between visual hallucination-free dementia with Lewy bodies and corticobasal syndrome on the basis of neuropsychology and perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography

Demographic and clinical features CBS CBS controls VHF-DLB VHF-DLB controls
(number =31) (number =31) (number =30) (number =30)
Gender 19 F 12 Ma 19 F 12 M 10 F 20 Ma 10 F 20 M
Handedness 29R 2 L 29R 2 L 29R 1 L 28R 2 L
Age of onset (mean ± SEM years) 64.7 ± 1.6 N/A 68.6 ± 1.3 N/A
Age at investigation (mean ± SEM years) 68.5 ± 1.7 70.0 ± 1.2 72.3 ± 1.7 73.1 ± 1.2
Duration of symptoms (mean ± SEM years) 3.8 ± 0.4 N/A 3.7 ± 0.4 N/A
Years of education (mean ± SEM years)b 12.4 ± 0.6bc 14.5 ± 0.5b 14.6 ± 0.7c 15.17 ± 0.6
Body side most affected 16R 15 L N/A N/A N/A
  1. aFisher’s Exact Test, P =0.01; bt[60] = −2.7, P =0.008; ct[60] =2.4, P =0.02. F, female; L, left; M, male; N/A, not applicable; R, right; SEM, standard error of the mean.
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