Table 5

Mean (SD) and median (25th-75th percentiles) baseline cognitive, functional, mood, and problem behavior scores by age group

n

80-84

85-89

90-94

95+

All


Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) or converted-MMSE

1842

24.6 (6.5)

21.3 (7.4)

19.7 (7.9)

16.3 (8.1)

21.4 (7.8)

27 (24-28)

24 (17-27)

22 (14-26)

17 (10-24)

24 (17-27)

Mini-Mental State Examination

1268

25.5 (5.7)

22.0 (7.0)

20.6 (7.7)

16.8 (8.6)

22.4 (7.4)

27 (25-29)

24 (19-27)

23 (16-26)

18 (11-24)

25 (20-28)

Blessed-Information Memory Concentration test 1

37

15.8 (4.3)

12.7 (6.7)

10.4 (5.3)

10.0 (5.7)

12.4 (6.2)

16 (12-20)

10 (8-17)

10 (5-13)

10 (6-14)

10 (8-16)

Severe Mini-Mental State Examination 1

11

-

21.4 (7.6)

11.2 (4.0)

-

15.8 (7.7)

-

24 (14-28)

12 (8-15)

-

14 (9-24)

Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

1664

3.5 (0.6)

3.8 (0.7)

4.0 (0.8)

4.3 (0.7)

3.8 (0.8)

3.2 (3-3.8)

3.6 (3.2-4.6)

4.0 (3.3-5)

4.4 (3.5-5)

3.6 (3.2-4.6)

Spontaneous Behavior Interview-Social Interaction

1829

4.7 (7.7)

8.1 (9.0)

10.2 (9.6)

13.3 (10.2)

8.1 (9.3)

1 (0-5)

4 (1-13)

7 (2-16)

12 (5-20)

4 (1-13)

Spontaneous Behavior Interview-basic activities of daily living

1836

3.9 (7.3)

6.9 (8.5)

9.8 (9.6)

14.3 (9.7)

7.5 (9.1)

0 (0-4)

4 (0-12)

6 (1-18)

15 (6-22)

3 (0-13)

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living, % disability

1829

29.6 (33.2)

49.7 (35.0)

60.7 (35.1)

77.9 (28.4)

49.5 (37.1)

18 (0-42)

42 (20-88)

66 (27-97)

94 (63-100)

42 (17-93)

Geriatric Depression Scale-10 items 2

1406

2.0 (2.5)

2.9 (2.7)

2.9 (2.7)

2.8 (2.6)

2.6 (2.7)

1 (0-3)

2 (1-4)

2 (1-5)

2 (1-5)

2 (0-4)

Spontaneous Behavior Interview-Behavioral Problems

1822

0.7 (2.0)

1.4 (2.7)

1.1 (2.5)

1.0 (2.0)

1.1 (2.4)

0 (0-0)

0 (0-2)

0 (0-1)

0 (0-1)

0 (0-1)


1 Individuals without MMSE; 2 Individuals with a possible or manifest cognitive impairment were administered the Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia (n = 716).

Lucca et al. BMC Neurology 2011 11:54   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-11-54

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