Table 3: Average payments for each GCI stage for both AD and VaD groups per month.

AD ( )VaD ( ) value

GCI 1 0.129
GCI 2 0.436
GCI 3 0.969
GCI 4 0.379
GCI 5 0.037

Total 0.047

(thousand JPY/month).
AD: Alzheimer’s disease; VaD: vascular dementia.
Mean duration of both patient groups for each GCI stage was summarized in Figure 2.