Table 2: Multivariate logistic model of the clinical and radiological determinants of DAS.

VariableOdds ratio (95% CI) value

Severe frontal lobe atrophy2.648 (1.198–5.856)0.016
History of depression11.99 (3.953–36.372)<0.001
MLES1.925 (1.490–2.487)<0.001
LSNS0.943 (0.915–0.972)<0.001
NIHSS1.106 (1.032 –1.185)0.004
Female2.312 (1.370–3.902)0.002

NIHSS: National Institute of Health Stroke Scale; MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination; LSNS: Lubben Social Network Scale; MLES: Modified Life Event Scale; NS: nonsignificant.