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Table 2 ANOVA results of demographic variables, i.e., age, education, MMSE score, and alpha3/alpha2 ratio (see text for details)

From: Conversion of mild cognitive impairment patients in Alzheimer’s disease: prognostic value of Alpha3/Alpha2 electroencephalographic rhythms power ratio

Demographic and clinical features MCI cohort MCI NON CONVERTERS MCI AD CONVERTERS MCI NON-AD CONVERTERS p value (ANOVA)
Number of subjects (f/m) 74 (46 F/28 M) 42 (30/14) 18 (10/8) 14 (7/7)  
Age (years) 69.7 ± 2.3 69.4 ± 4.1 71.8 ± 5.7 70.1 ± 3.9 0.1
Education (years) 7.4 ± 0.8 7.3 ± 2.5 8.4 ± 3.1 8.8 ± 4.6 0.4
MMSE 26.8 ± 1.4 27.2 ± 1.4 25.7 ± 1.5 26.8 ± 1.8 0.001
alpha3/alpha2 ratio 1.15 ± 0.2 1.14 ± 0.3 1.26 ± 0.5 1.03 ± 0.7 0.02
  1. The values are all intended at baseline. ANOVA analysis of variance, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, MCI mild cognitive impairment, AD Alzheimer’s Disease