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Table 5 Means, standard deviation, and comparison of levels on the Attitudes Toward Own Aging scale across seven dementia subtypes

From: Attitudes toward own aging and cognition among individuals living with and without dementia: findings from the IDEAL programme and the PROTECT study

Analysis of variance between dementia subtypes and attitudes toward own aging
Dementia subtypes Attitudes toward own aging Mean (SD) Contrast (95% CI) Standard Error Eta-squared F-statistic (df); p
Alzheimer’s disease 2.53 (1.58) (reference) (reference) 0.03 7.79 (6); < .001
Vascular dementia 2.23 (1.70) −0.30 (− 0.64 to 0.05) 0.13   
Mixed (Alzheimer’s and vascular) 2.25 (1.48) −0.28 (− 0.55 to − 0.01) 0.10   
Frontotemporal dementia 2.35 (1.51) −0.17 (− 0.75 to 0.41) 0.22   
Parkinson’s disease dementia 1.21 (1.20) −1.32 (−1.97 to −0.66) 0.25   
Dementia with Lewy Bodies 1.63 (1.39) −0.89 (−1.48 to − 0.31) 0.22   
Unspecified/other 2.28 (1.71) −0.25 (− 0.92 to 0.41) 0.25