Table 1

Cognitive function in Kaunas population by sex, age 45–72 years
Cognitive function test Unadjusted Age-adjusted
Men N = 3,129 Women N = 3,775 Men N = 3,129 Women N = 3,775
Mean ± SE Mean ± SE Mean ± SE Mean ± SE
Immediate verbal recall I 5.45 ± 0.03 6.02 ± 0.03*** 5.46 ± 0.03 6.01 ± 0.02***
Immediate verbal recall II 7.26 ± 0.03 7.90 ± 0.02*** 7.27 ± 0.03 7.89 ± 0.02***
Immediate verbal recall III 8.13 ± 0.03 8.69 ± 0.02*** 8.14 ± 0.03 8.67 ± 0.02***
Immediate verbal recall sum 20.8 ± 0.07 22.6 ± 0.06*** 20.9 ± 0.07 22.6 ± 0.06***
Delayed verbal recall 7.32 ± 0.04 8.02 ± 0.03*** 7.33 ± 0.03 8.01 ± 0.03***
Semantic verbal fluency 21.5 ± 0.11 21.4 ± 0.10 21.5 ± 0.11 21.4 ± 0.10
Numerical ability 3.07 ± 0.01 2.85 ± 0.01*** 3.07 ± 0.01 2.85 ± 0.01***
Cognitive speed and attention 15.4 ± 0.08 16.8 ± 0.08*** 15.5 ± 0.08 16.73 ± 0.07***
Composite score of cognitive function −0.12 ± 0.12 0.1 ± 0.01*** −0.12 ± 0.01 0.1 ± 0.01***

SE - standard error.

***p < 0.001 as compared to men (means were compared using t test).

Tamosiunas et al.

Tamosiunas et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:149   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-149

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