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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Structural brain network measures in elderly patients with cerebral small vessel disease and depressive symptoms

  Con
n = 45
CSVD−D
n = 34
CSVD+D
n = 36
p-value
Demographic factors
 Male (%) 20 (44.4) 19 (55.9) 19 (52.8) 0.569
 Age, mean (SD) 63.33 (6.03) 63.06 (5.22) 63.42 (6.53) 0.966
 Education, mean (SD) 10.60 (2.42) 10.56 (2.14) 10.25 (2.64) 0.788
Vascular risk factors
 Hypercholesterolemia (%) 8 (23.5) 9 (25.0) 0.886
 Diabetes Mellitus (%) 7 (20.6) 12 (33.3) 0.231
 Hypertension (%) 17 (50.0) 20 (55.6) 0.642
 Smoking (%) 17 (50.0) 17 (47.2) 0.816
 Drinking (%) 15 (44.1) 16 (44.4) 0.978
Neuropsychological tests
 MoCA, mean (SD) 27.80 (1.47) 27.59 (1.58) 27.42 (1.38) 0.513
 HAMD, mean (SD) 1.91 (0.99) 2.29 (1.61) 11.53 (2.66) < 0.001a,b,c
  1. Data represent number (percentage) and mean (standard deviation) for normally distributed data; SD, standard deviation; p-value < 0.05 was considered to be statistically significant
  2. Abbreviations: CSVD Cerebral small vessel disease, CSVD−D CSVD without depression symptoms; CSVD+D CSVD with depression symptoms, Con Control group, MOCA Montreal Cognitive Assessment, HAMD Hamilton Depression Rating Scale; a–c: post hoc analysis revealed the source of ANOVA (a: Con vs. CSVD−D, b: Con vs. CSVD+D, and c: CSVD−D vs. CSVD+D)