Table 1:

Demographic, clinical, and behavioral data comparisona

ControlsbvFTDPPAP Value (Group Effect)
Age (yr)b61.07 ± 6.1561.18 ± 11.9664.64 ± 3.98.55
Sexc18/1623/118/4.33
FrSBe
    Apathy19.36 ± 10.5530.26 ± 11.7227.58 ± 13.16.003
    Disinhibition15.86 ± 2.1233.74 ± 9.2724 ± 8.07<.001
    Executive dysfunction20.41 ± 5.6856.65 ± 16.9334 ± 9.73<.001
Neuropsychological test scores
    MMSE28.66 ± 1.1118.9 ± 7.7122.82 ± 5.51<.001
    ACE92.45 ± 7.0353.29 ± 24.955.9 ± 20.59<.001
  • a Bonferroni post hoc tests compare differences between groups; both MMSE and ACE scores were absent in 8 patients with bvFTD and 2 with PPA.

  • b Student t test

  • c χ2 test.