Table 5

Summary of performance of DSM-IV Algorithm in Cuban population based data set, when applied to the Cuban population based study data set, by dementia status according to clinical diagnosis and 10/66 dementia algorithm

DSM-IV criterion

Dementia diagnosis

Prevalence (%) in those with dementia

Prevalence (%) (high education controls)

Prevalence (%) (low education controls)


Criterion A1: Memory impairment

Clinical

71

3

3

10/66

71

2

2

Criterion A2: Impairment in other cognitive function

Clinical

95

17

33

10/66

96

17

37

Criterion A (A1+A2)

Clinical

70

2

3

10/66

70

1

1

Criterion B1: Impaired social/occupational functioning

Clinical

85

9

14

10/66

90

10

14

Criterion B2: Decline from a previous level of functioning

Clinical

82

10

14

10/66

85

12

15

Criterion B B1+B2

Clinical

73

7

9

10/66

79

8

8

Criterion C: Deficits do not occur only in delirium

Clinical

100

100

100

10/66

100

100

100

Criterion D: Disturbances not better accounted for by another axis 1 disorder

Clinical

99

74

67

10/66

n/a

71

65

OVERALL (A+B+C+D)

Clinical

58

1

2

10/66

58

0

0


Prince et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:219   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-219

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