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Table 4 Summary of neuropsychological data in patients with Kii ALS/PDC and other types of dementia

From: Neuropsychological study of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and parkinsonism-dementia complex in Kii peninsula, Japan

  Kii-ALS/PDC (n = 13) AD (n = 12) PSP (n = 10) FTLD (n = 10) DLB (n = 10)
MMSE total score (/30) 19.2 ± 6.4 22.7 ± 1.2* 23.2 ± 2.5* 22.0 ± 4.5 20.7 ± 1.3
Orientation (/10) 5.8 ± 3.3 7.9 ± 0.6* 8.0 ± 1.8 8.0 ± 0.6* 6.8 ± 1.6
Registration (/3) 2.9 ± 0.3 3.0 ± 0.0 3.0 ± 0.0 3.0 ± 0.0 3.0 ± 0.0
Attention and calculation (/5) 1.8 ± 1.9 2.1 ± 1.5 1.6 ± 0.9 1.7 ± 1.4 1.5 ± 1.1
Recall (/3) 0.6 ± 0.9 1.1 ± 0.7 2.1 ± 1.0* 1.9 ± 0.9* 1.2 ± 1.1*
Language and praxis (/9) 7.9 ± 1.2 8.2 ± 1.1 8.5 ± 1.1 7.9 ± 0.9 8.1 ± 1.1
RCPM      
 Total score (/36) 19.3 ± 6.8 22.3 ± 6.2 21.2 ± 4.1 22.0 ± 4.4 19.3 ± 6.8
 Time (min sec) 14 37 ± 10 19 9 45 ±5 19* 12 56 ± 9 38 9 22 ± 3 51* 12 52 ± 6 39
Verbal fluency      
 Semantic category 7.6 ± 3.2 8.5 ± 2.7 6.4 ± 2.9 7.8 ± 3.2 9.1 ± 3.2
 Letter category 3.6 ± 2.0 6.9 ± 2.1* 5.1 ± 2.6 4.5 ± 2.2 4.4 ± 1.7
PAWLT (/10) 5.0 ± 3.2 5.4 ± 1.9 7.1 ± 1.6* 6.0 ± 2.8 6.5 ± 3.5
FAB (/18) 8.0 ± 5.5 13.9 ± 6.0* 12.0 ± 2.2 10.0 ± 2.2 12.3 ± 2.6
  (9 of 13 patients) (8 of 12) (4 of 10) (4 of 10) (3 of 10)
  1. *p < 0.05, compared with Kii ALS/PDC patients.