Table 3:

Correlation study between KFA and cognitive tests in patients with CO intoxication

Brain Regions/ROIsMMSEBarthel IndexDigit SpanVerbal Fluency
ForwardBackwardAnimalsVegetables
White matter
    Centrum semiovaler = 0.399ar = 0.125r = 0.212r = 0.476ar = 0.164r = 0.221a
P = .000P = .268P = .057P = .000P = .145P = .048
    Corpus callosum
        Genur = 0.283ar = 0.141r = 0.218r = 0.374ar = 0.167r = 0.188
P = .010P = .209P = .051P = .001P = .136P = .092
        Bodyr = 0.206r = 0.211r = 0.232ar = 0.364ar = 0.219ar = 0.176
P = .065P = .059P = .037P = .001P = .049P = .117
        Spleniumr = 0.346ar = 0.252ar = 0.201r = 0.270ar = 0.200r = 0.282a
P = .002P = .023P = .073P = .015P = .073P = .011
    Frontalr = 0.324ar = 0.155r = 0.173r = 0.391ar = 0.203r = 0.170
P = .003P = .167P = .123P = .000P = .069P = .129
    Parietalr = 0.222ar = 0.122r = 0.158r = 0.413ar = 0.141r = 0.152
P = .047P = .279P = .159P = .000P = .211P = .174
    Temporalr = 0.174r = 0.171r = 0.246ar = 0.172r = 0.091r = −0.007
P = .119P = .127P = .027P = .124P = .417P = .948
    Occipitalr = 0.151r = 0.115r = 0.187r = 0.141r = 0.142r = 0.087
P = .178P = .305P = .095P = .210P = .208P = .442
Gray matter
    Globus pallidusr = 0.282ar = 0.206r = 0.280ar = 0.264ar = 0.217r = 0.175
P = .011P = .065P = .011P = .017P = .051P = .119
    Caudate nucleusr = −0.052r = −0.148r = −0.185r = 0.108r = −0.115r = −0.118
P = .645P = .188P = .099P = .338P = .308P = .294
    Thalamusr = 0.068r = 0.039r = −0.018r = 0.054r = 0.111r = 0.040
P = .544P = .726P = .871P = .630P = .323P = .720
  • Note:—MMSE indicates Mini-Mental State Examination.

  • a Significant indicated by<.05.