Table 1

Demographic findings and test results of normal population and aMCI patients
aMCI patients (n = 15) Normal population (n = 29) p-value
Age, years 65.3 ± 5.5 68.7 ± 5.5 0.066
Sex, male (%) 8 (53.3%) 12 (41.4%) 0.450
Education, years 9.2 ± 4.7 11.7 ± 4.7 0.111
MMSE 26.0 ± 2.0 28.2 ± 1.4 <0.001
Part A, CPT (30) 25.5 ± 3.5 27.7 ± 2.7 0.026
Part B, CPT (30) 16.3 ± 4.4 19.7 ± 3.7 0.011
Attention
Digit span forward test (9) 5.8 ± 1.4
Working memory
Digit span backward test (8) 3.4 ± 0.8
Language function
K-BNT (60) 43.2 ± 8.9
Visuospatial function
RCFT Copy (36) 31.3 ± 6.2
Memory function
SVLT immediate recall (36) 13.4 ± 3.4
SVLT delayed recall (12) 2.6 ± 1.4
SVLT recognition (24) 17.2 ± 1.7
RCFT immediate recall (36) 9.5 ± 5.6
RCFT delayed recall (36) 8.8 ± 5.1
RCFT recognition (24) 18.4 ± 2.7
Frontal function
Contrasting program (20) 19.2 ± 2.5
Go-no go (20) 19.6 ± 1.2
Phonemic COWAT 22.2 ± 6.9

aMCI, amnestic mild cognitive impairment; Mini-Mental State Examination; CPT, card-placing test; K-BNT, Korean version of Boston Naming Test; RCFT, Rey Complex Figure Test; SVLT, Seoul Verbal Learning Test; COWAT, Controlled Oral Word Association Test.

Data for all variables except for sex: mean ± SD.

The full mark for each test is presented in the brackets.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Neurology 2014 14:123   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-14-123

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