Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics for each of the three diagnostic groups.

Characteristic

Healthy Elderly N = 39

MCI N = 30

Mild AD N = 29


Age, mean years (SD)

73.41 (8.00)

77.15 (6.43)

80.55 (4.91)

Education, mean years (SD)

14.95 (3.50)

13.07 (2.86)

11.31 (2.85)

Gender, N female

26

13

16

Computer Experience, N no

10

24

28

Handedness, N left-handed

0

1

2

MMSE, mean score (SD)

29.03 (1.11)

27.63 (1.54)

24.17 (3.25)

ADAS-cog, mean score (SD)

8.01 (3.58)

14.06 (5.23)

23.51 (8.33)


SD: standard deviation

Dwolatzky et al. BMC Geriatrics 2003 3:4   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-3-4

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