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Table 3 The rate of failure (i.e., burst) to detect or recognize the highest concentration of taste solution

From: Detection and recognition thresholds for five basic tastes in patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease dementia

 ADDMCINDC
n%n%n%
Burst of DT
 Sweet000000
 Salty000000
 Umami310.324.717.1
 Sour000000
 Bitter13.412.300
Burst of RT
 Sweet517.212.3214.3
 Salty0024.700
 Umami2069.01944.2321.4
 Sour310.337.000
 Bitter413.824.717.1
  1. ADD Alzheimer’s disease dementia, MCI mild cognitive impairment, NDC non-demented control, DT detection threshold, RT recognition threshold
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