Table 2

Mean (and 95% confidence interval) baseline, final follow-up, and change scores on the TICS-7, immediate word recall, and delayed word recall tests by age categories

Independent Variable

Ages 69-75

Ages 76-80

Ages 81-85

Ages 86 and Older


Baseline

TICS-7***

13.5

(13.4, 13.6)

13.1

(12.9, 13.2)

12.9

(12.7, 13.1)

12.4

(12.0, 12.8)

Immediate Word Recall***

5.1

(5.1, 5.2)

4.6

(4.5, 4.7)

4.1

(4.0, 4.2)

3.7

(3.5, 3.9)

Delayed Word Recall***

3.9

(3.8, 4.0)

3.1

(3.0, 3.3)

2.5

(2.3, 2.6)

2.0

(1.8, 2.2)

Final Follow-Up

TICS-7***

13.2

(13.2, 13.3)

12.7

(12.6, 12.9)

12.4

(12.2, 12.7)

11.8

(11.4, 12.2)

Immediate Word Recall***

4.4

(4.3, 4.5)

3.8

(3.7, 3.9)

3.3

(3.2, 3.5)

2.9

(2.7, 3.0)

Delayed Word Recall***

3.1

(3.0. 3.2)

2.4

(2.3, 2.5)

2.0

(1.8, 2.1)

1.5

(1.3, 2.7)

Change Scores

TICS-7

-0.3

(-0.4, -0.2)

-0.3

(-0.5, -0.2)

-0.5

(-0.8, -0.2)

-0.6

(-1.0, -0.2)

Immediate Word Recall

-0.7

(-0.8, -0.7)

-0.8

(-0.9, -0.6)

-0.7

(-0.9, -0.6)

-0.8

(-1.0, -0.2)

Delayed Word Recall

-0.8

(-0.9, -0.7)

-0.8

(-0.9, -0.7)

-0.6

(-0.8, -0.5)

-0.7

(-0.9, -0.4)


* = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01; *** = p < 0.001

Wolinsky et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:710   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-710

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