Journal of Diabetes Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Increased Brain Iron Deposition in the Putamen in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Detected by Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping

Table 2

Cognitive functioning assessment of the participants.

VariablesT2DM ()HC ()Statistical value

Gender (male)11 (47.82%)14 (53.84%)0.177a0.674
Age, years1.650b0.205
Education, years0.515 b0.609
MoCA3.237 b0.003
SCWT-A24 (21,30)24 (20,26.25)-2.2050.360
SCWT-B40 (35,50)34 (30,37.75)-0.9150.026
SCWT-C87 (65,110)63 (60,76.75)-2.2320.003
SCWT (C-B)48 (29,58)34 (25.75,40.5)-2.9630.027
SCWT-Sum (A+B+C) #157 (128,188)123 (112,152)-2.336c0.020

a: Chi-square test; b: independent samples -test; c: Mann–Whitney test. scores measured as a number; #scores measured in seconds. Sum: the sum of multiple subtests.

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