Table 2

Partial correlations between body mass index and cognitive function measures controlling for both age and gender
Characteristic Body mass index p value
WAIS-R Digit Symbol −0.076 0.023
Trail Making Test A 0.016 0.641
Trail Making Test B 0.023 0.493
WCST Perseverative Errors 0.005 0.877
WCST Categories Completed −0.027 0.420
WAIS-R Digit Span −0.031 0.362
WMS-R Visual Reproduction −0.131 <0.001
Composite z score −0.082 0.018

Abbreviation: WAIS, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised; WCST, Computerized Wisconsin Card Sorting Test; WMS-R, Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised; BMI, Body mass index.

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Guo et al. BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:109   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-13-109

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