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Table 2 Performance in neurocognitive tools according to education level

From: Can a combination of two neuropsychological tests screen for mild neurocognitive disorder better than each test alone? A cross-sectional study

Illiterate, 50.3% (n = 72) Any formal education, 49.7% (n = 71) *f **P value
  Male, 36% (n = 26) Female, 64% (n = 46) Male, 51% (n = 36) Female, 49% (n = 35)   
  Mild NCD, 39% (n = 10) No cog. impairment, 61% (n = 16) Mild NCD, 52% (n = 24) No cog. impairment, 48% (n = 22) Mild NCD, 44% (n = 16) No cog. impairment, 56% (n = 20) Mild NCD, 57% (n = 20) No cog. impairment, 43% (n = 15)   
Age 66.3 ± 3.92 67.38 ± 6.0 70.42 ± 6.01 66.14 ± 4.61 67.62 ± 5.38 67.15 ± 5.37 65.30 ± 3.06 65.80 ± 6.75 1.05 > 0.05
MMSE 17.7 ± 2.87 26.12 ± 2.09 16.04 ± 3.63 25.09 ± 1.11 18.0 ± 4.07 27.45 ± 2.06 18.8 ± 2.19 26.47 ± 2.36 1.3 > 0.05
CD 0.9 ± 0.88 3 ± 1.03 1.04 ± 0.81 2.09 ± 1.01 0.81 ± 1.22 3.45 ± 0.81 1.25 ± 1.16 3.33 ± 0.72 1.7 > 0.05
VF 8.06 ± 2.71 12.6 ± 1.63 8.29 ± 2.79 13.09 ± 1.66 8.13 ± 1.67 12.65 ± 2.25 9.50 ± 2.16 13.13 ± 1.46 1.06 > 0.05
BN 9.20 ± 2.25 12.7 ± 2.29 8.79 ± 2.84 13.23 ± 1.34 10.12 ± 1.63 13.65 ± 1.42 10.50 ± 2.44 13.87 ± 1.25 3.9 < 0.05
  1. MMSE mini-mental state examination test, CDT clock drawing test, VF verbal fluency, BNT Boston naming test, NCD neurocognitive disorder, CF cognitive function
  2. *ANOVA f value
  3. **P value more than 0.05 is not significant