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Table 2 Demographic characteristics (median, lower and upper quartiles)

From: Microstate connectivity alterations in patients with early Alzheimer’s disease

  AD (n = 26) MCI-stable (n = 9) HC (n = 26)
Age, yr 78.5 (73–83) 73 (71–75) 77 (70–81)
Education, yr 13 (11–17) 15 (12–18) 12 (11–15)
Female sex, % 42 % 44 % 46 %
MMS score* 27 (25–28) 29 (28–30) 29 (29–30)
Domain scores [20]
 Verbal Attention −0.26 (−0.89 to 0.36) −0.58 (−1.2 to 0.57) 0.06 (−0.56 to 0.99)
 Attention −0.92 (−1.32 to 0.34) −0.5 (−1.28 to 0.09) −0.04 (−0.9 to 0.34)
 Verbal Learning Memory* −2.59 (−2.98 to 1.73) −1.71 (−2.18 to 1.08) −0.01 (−0.48 to 0.57)
 Visual Learning Memory* −1.18 (−2.01 to 0.61) −0.31 (−1.52 to 0.47) 0.07 (−0.42 to 0.71)
 Verbal Language Production* −0.68 (−1.2 to 0.11) −0.19 (−0.7 to 0.1) 0.38 (−0.1 to 1.02)
 Executive Motor Ability* −1.19 (−2.67 to 0.32) 0.55 (−0.65 to 0.72) 0.97 (0.13 to 1.92)
  1. AD Alzheimer’s disease, MCIstable patients with stable or improving cognition over 30 months, HC healthy controls, MMSE Mini Mental State Examination
  2. *p < 0.05 by Kruskal-Wallis test