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Table 1 Participant characteristics in the total sample and according to dementia type

From: High occurrence of transportation and logistics occupations among vascular dementia patients: an observational study

  Total AD FTD VaD DLB PSP/CBD p value
N 2121 1467 281 98 174 101
Age 67.20 ± 8.19 67.42 ± 8.35 63.92 ± 7.49 69.67 ± 8.02 69.37 ± 7.19 66.96 ± 6.75 < .001
Sex (% male) 57.2 52.2 63.7 67.3 81.6 60.4 < .001
Education (Verhage)a,b 5 (2) 5 (2) 5 (1) 5 (1) 6 (2) 5 (2) .007
MMSEb 21.25 ± 5.29 20.42 ± 5.14 23.48 ± 5.48 22.80 ± 4.78 22.42 ± 4.94 23.82 ± 4.82 < .001
BMIc 25.24 ± 4.05 24.83 ± 3.95 26.88 ± 4.38 26.92 ± 4.70 25.10 ± 3.38 25.73 ± 3.58 < .001
Smoking (% ever)c 53.3 52.0 56.5 55.2 54.2 59.6 .464
Alcohol use (units/day)c .32 ± .47 .32 ± .47 .36 ± .48 .22 ± .42 .30 ± .46 .28 ± .45 .190
Myocard infarction (%)c 3.9 3.4 4.9 14.6 2.5 1.0 < .001
Hypertension (%)c 26.3 25.3 23.2 54.6 22.0 28.6 < .001
Hypercholesterolemia (%)c 9.3 9.3 8.2 9.4 10.4 9.2 .957
Diabetes mellitus (%)c 9.5 8.0 11.5 29.2 10.9 5.1 < .001
VRF score c 1.97 ± 1.64 1.86 ± 1.62 2.00 ± 1.56 3.29 ± 1.82 2.03 ± 1.69 1.98 ± 1.46 < .001
  1. Data represent mean ± SD unless indicated otherwise
  2. AD Alzheimer’s disease dementia, FTD frontotemporal dementia, VaD vascular dementia, DLB Lewy body disease, PSP progressive supranuclear palsy, CBD corticobasal degeneration, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, BMI body mass index, VRF vascular risk factors (total number)
  3. aData are displayed as mode (interquartile range)
  4. bThis information was available for 96% of the sample
  5. cThis information was available for 75% of the sample