Journal of Aging Research / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

risk of 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
(%) (%) (%) (%)(95% CI)*

All dementia75 (56.8)57 (43.2)22 (61.1)14 (38.9)0.96 (0.44, 2.08)
AD only59 (62.1)36 (37.9)16 (64.0)9 (36.0)0.88 (0.35, 2.25)

−WMH: frontal deep white matter hypodensities absent; +WMH: 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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