Journal of Aging Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Striatal Hypodensities, Not White Matter Hypodensities on CT, Are Associated with Late-Onset Depression in Alzheimer's Disease

Table 3

Risk of confluent frontal lobe deep white matter hypodensities in late-onset depression compared with No depression for all dementia and alzheimer’s disease.

No depressionLate-onset depression
−Con WMH+Con WMH−Con WMH+Con WMHOR*
(%) (%) (%) (%)(95% CI)

All dementia97 (73.5)35 (26.5)23 (63.9)13 (36.1)1.58 (0.72, 3.46)
AD only73 (76.8)22 (23.2)16 (64.0)9 (36.0)1.83 (0.70, 4.79)

−ConWMH: Confluent frontal deep white matter hypodensities absent; +ConWMH: Confluent frontal deep white matter hypodensities present; OR: Binary logit odds ratio estimate, controlling for gender; CI: confidence interval; AD: Alzheimer’s disease.
*Late-onset depression group compared to no depression group.

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