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Table 6 Correlations between frontal CMBs and cognitive indices after controlling different parameters

From: Do cerebral microbleeds affect cognition in patients with symptomatic small vessel disease?

 Frontal
P value*P valueȶP value¥
Visuospatial/executive− 0.70 (< 0.001)− 0.58 (< 0.001)− 0.33 (0.04)
Memory− 0.48 (0.03)− 0.35 (0.03)− 0.25 (0.17)
  1. *P value: Adjusted for age, sex, and years of education
  2. ȶP value: Adjusted for age, sex, years of education, and the presence of cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, and hyperlipidemia)
  3. ¥P value: Adjusted for age, sex, years of education, the presence of cardiovascular risk factors, the lacunar > 1, and the severity of white matter lesions (WML severity 2–3)