International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Review Article

Diagnostic Utility of CSF Tau and A 𝜷 𝟒 𝟐 in Dementia: A Meta-Analysis

Table 3

Pooled estimate of effect size with 95% CI, test of significance and magnitude of heterogeneity of CSF tau studies in Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia due to other causes.

StatisticsAlzheimer’s diseaseDementia due to other causes

Pooled estimate of CSF tau (pg/mL)414.07383.500
95% CI of pooled estimate (pg/mL)237.170–590.97536.406–130.595
Between-studies variance ( )85013.9584343.165
Degree of heterogeneity ( )97.9%82.4%
95% CI of 97.2%–98.4%69.7%–89.7%
Q statistics467.75656.738

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