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Table 1 Baseline data

From: Medial temporal lobe atrophy is underreported and may have important clinical correlates in medical inpatients

Characteristic No CT scan n = 106 CT scan n = 94 p value
Age 83.8 (8.3) 83.0 (8.0) 0.46
Female sex 63 % 67 % 0.66
Intervention in original study 55 % 44 % 0.12
Living alone 62 % 72 % 0.14
Ischemic Heart Disease 38 % 29 % 0.23
Heart Failure 30 % 26 % 0.53
Hypertension 42 % 56 % 0.047
COPD 24 % 15 % 0.15
Stroke/TIA 10 % 31 % <0.001
Diabetes 22 % 25 % 0.74
Cancer, nonskin 26 % 31 % 0.43
Diagnosed with dementia or MCI 6 % 10 % 0.42
Charlson comorbidity index 2.2 (1.4) 2.3 (1.6) 0.70
MMSE 23.9 (3.7) 21.6 (4.4) <0.001
CDT 3.8 (1.1) 3.0 (1.2) <0.001
  1. All data are presented as mean (SD) or percentages. Abbreviations: MCI = mild cognitive impairment, COPD = chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, TIA = transient ischemic attack, MMSE = mini-mental state examination