Table 1:

Demographic features of patients with PD and healthy subjects

DemographicsPatients with PD (n = 15)Control Subjects (n = 15)P Value
Mean age (min–max, yr)66.4 ± 7.05 (54–76)61.4 ± 7.77 (52–75)>.05
SexAll femaleAll female
Smoking (No.)00>.05
Hypotension (No.)20
Diabetes mellitus (No.)00>.05
HandednessRightRight
TD/PIGD (No.)11/4
MMSE27.4 ± 1.827.8 ± 1.4>.05
UPDRS part 315.3 ± 4.9
H & Y stage1.6 ± 0.5
Duration of illness (yr)1.2 ± 0.8
  • – indicates not applicable.