Table 4

Multivariate models of change scores excluding mild cognitive disorders

SDMT

Immediate recall

Delayed recall

Digits Backwards

MMSE

Simple RT

Choice RT

F

p

F

p

F

p

F

p

F

p

F

p

F

p


APOE Genotype

2.56

    0.077

0.48

0.617

1.95

0.142

2.09

    0.124

3.55

    0.029

0.09

0.916

0.20

0.819

Education

2.83

    0.037

0.94

0.422

1.13

0.337

1.53

0.206

3.20

    0.023

0.25

0.863

0.61

0.605

Head injury

0.05

0.830

0.00

0.969

0.03

0.866

0.88

0.349

5.88

0.015

0.06

0.808

0.53

0.466

Premorbid intelligence

0.02

0.976

0.13

0.880

1.97

0.140

1.39

0.250

0.21

0.814

0.05

0.950

0.06

0.946

Genotype × Education

1.08

0.370

2.41

0.025

3.59

0.002

1.58

0.150

1.16

0.323

1.15

0.331

1.01

0.415

Genotype × Head injury

3.24

0.039

0.35

0.702

0.85

0.426

0.46

0.633

4.09

0.017

0.03

0.972

0.20

0.823

Genotype × Premorbid intelligence

0.59

0.667

0.90

0.462

1.84

0.119

1.09

0.360

1.26

    0.284

2.95

    0.019

0.40

0.806

Education × Head injury

2.24

0.081

0.80

0.495

0.16

0.922

1.38

0.246

3.22

0.022

0.37

0.774

0.26

0.852

Education × Premorbid intelligence

1.80

0.095

0.76

0.602

0.65

0.686

0.72

0.634

0.86

    0.520

1.11

0.353

0.59

0.739

Head injury × Premorbid intelligence

0.44

0.647

0.45

0.639

0.35

0.708

0.92

0.398

0.02

0.982

0.58

0.557

0.95

0.387


Bold p-values represent p < .05;

    Underlined
p-values indicate tests which change from significant to non-significant or vice versa when participants with mild cognitive disorders are excluded

Christensen et al. BMC Geriatrics 2008 8:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-8-14

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