Table 4

Net effect of training groupa

Multi-domain Training

Single-domain Training


Net Effect Size(P value)

Net Effect Size(P value)


RBANS Total Score

Immediate Posttest

0.296(0.017)

0.279(0.023)

6-Month Posttest

0.191

0.350(0.006)

12-Month Posttest

0.320(0.026)

0.252

Visual Reasoning Test

Immediate Posttest

0.533(0.006)

0.524(0.006)

6-Month Posttest

0.465(0.016)

0.479(0.011)

12-Month Posttest

0.463(0.012)

0.138

RBANS Immediate Memory

Immediate Posttest

0.530(0.002)

0.216

6-Month Posttest

0.234

0.311

12-Month Posttest

0.160

0.167

RBANS Delayed Memory

Immediate Posttest

0.511(0.000)

0.343(0.029)

6-Month Posttest

0.255

0.196

12-Month Posttest

0.394(0.011)

0.116

RBANS Visuospatial/Constructional

Immediate Posttest

0.263

0.356(0.031)

6-Month Posttest

0.215

0.397(0.014)

12-Month Posttest

0.025

0.191

CWST (word interfere)

Immediate Posttest

0.014

-0.294

6-Month Posttest

-0.303

-0.030

12-Month Posttest

-0.116

-0.464(0.048)


aOnly significant P values are reported. CWST, Color Word Stroop test; RBANS, Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status.

Cheng et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:30   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-30

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