Table 4.

Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of various clinical features for distinguishing patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) from patients without DLB if analyses are confined to patients with mild to moderate dementia*

Clinical featuresAny DLB, n = 12Non-DLB dementia, n = 50Sensitivity, %Specificity, %Positive predictive value, %Negative predictive value, %p Value
* Mild to moderate dementia is defined as score ≤20 on the Blessed test of information, orientation, and concentration.
CDLB = Consortium on DLB.
Major CDLB criteria
Any 1 criterion923755429900.1
Any 2 criteria89678247910.001
All 3 criteria3025100100850.005
Major criteria
Extrapyramidal signs88678450910.001
Fluctuations51429883880.0006
Visual hallucinations65509055880.004
Minor criteria
Delusions44339289850.03
Falls25179087810.6
Neuroleptic sensitivity504210091870.0001
Major or minor CDLB criteria
Any 1 criterion923755429900.1
Any 2 criteria911757845930.0009
Any 3 criteria62509675890.0003