Table 2

Breakdown of International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS) Scores
Mean (SD) Range (IQR) N (%)
IHDS total score 9.02 (1.39) 6-12 (8–10)
IHDS finger-tapping subscore 3.49 (0.53) 2-4 (3–4)
  15 taps in 5 seconds 202 (51)
  11-14 taps in 5 seconds 191 (48)
  7-10 taps in 5 seconds 6 (2)
  3-6 taps in 5 seconds
  0-2 taps in 5 seconds
IHDS alternating hand sequence 2.25 (0.57) 1-4 (2–3)
  4 sequences in 10 seconds 1 (0.25)
  3 sequences in 10 seconds 125 (31)
  2 sequences in 10 seconds 246 (62)
  1 sequences in 10 seconds 27 (7)
  0 sequences in 10 seconds
  Unable to perform
IHDS 4-word recall 3.28 (0.77) 1-4 (3–4)
  4 words recalled 182 (46)
  3 words recalled 152 (38)
  2 words recalled 58 (15)
  1 word recalled 7 (2)

Abbreviations: IHDS International HIV Dementia Scale, IQR Interquartile range, SD Standard deviation.

Atashili et al.

Atashili et al. BMC Neurology 2013 13:86   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-13-86

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