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Table 2 Regression coefficients in Cox proportional hazard models of factors associated with TMSE decline-free survival

From: Hippocampal atrophy but not white-matter changes predicts the long-term cognitive response to cholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer’s disease

Model B SE Exp(B) (95 % CI) P-value
Model I Age of starting ChEI −0.030 0.008 0.971 (0.955 ~ 0.986) <0.0005
Model II Age of starting ChEI −0.035 0.008 0.965 (0.949 ~ 0.981) <0.0005
Total MTA score 0.147 0.047 1.158 (1.056 ~ 1.271) 0.002
  1. CDR Clinical Dementia Rating, ChEI cholinesterase inhibitor, MTA medial temporal atrophy, TMSE Taiwanese Mini-Mental State Examination, WMH white matter hyperintensity, CI confidence interval; excluded variables in Model II: gender, educational level, baseline TMSE, baseline CDR, and total WMH score; excluded variables in Model I: gender, educational level, baseline TMSE, baseline CDR, total WMH score, and total MTA score