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Table 4 Linear regression with baseline symptom scores as dependent variables and radiological volumes as independent variables

From: White matter changes should not exclude patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus from shunt surgery

Baseline score Volume B P-value n
Total iNPH scale PVH − 0.688 0.242 253
DWMH 0.075 0.878 253
Lateral ventricles 3.481 0.333 253
Balance domain PVH 0.367 0.586 244
DWMH 1.046 0.0575 244
Lateral ventricles 3.185 0.44 244
Continence domain PVH − 0.303 0.717 246
DWMH 0.236 0.732 246
Lateral ventricles 3.862 0.452 246
Gait domain PVH − 1.234 0.0979 253
DWMH − 0.458 0.458 253
Lateral ventricles 1.491 0.745 253
Cognitive domain PVH − 1.692 0.102 98
DWMH − 0.004 0.996 98
Lateral ventricles − 8.171 0.231 98
MMSE PVH − 0.093 0.489 249
DWMH 0.170 0.127 249
Lateral ventricles − 1.221 0.142 249
  1. Data are adjusted for age, gender, Evans’ index, and DESH
  2. DESH disproportionately enlarged subarachnoid space hydrocephalus, B unstandardized regression coefficient, iNPH idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, PVH periventricular hyperintensities, DWMH deep white matter hyperintensities, MMSE mini-mental state examination