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Table 2 Comparison of performance on TYM-CN (total and subscale scores) between three groups

From: Construct validity and reliability of the Test Your Memory Chinese version in older neurology outpatient attendees

  AD, n = 102 MCI, n = 80 Control, n = 55 Dementia versus control Dementia versus MCI MCI versus control
Orientation (10) 7.13 ± 2.40 8.41 ± 2.15 8.55 ± 2.50 ** ** ns
Copying (2) 1.86 ± 0.40 1.98 ± 0.16 2.00 ± 0.00 * * ns
Semantic knowledge (3) 1.62 ± 0.86 2.71 ± 0.46 3.00 ± 0.00 ** ** **
Calculation (4) 3.02 ± 1.10 3.65 ± 0.73 3.98 ± 0.14 ** ** *
Verbal fluency (4) 2.19 ± 1.14 2.95 ± 0.98 3.38 ± 0.59 ** ** *
Similarities (4) 2.01 ± 1.38 3.63 ± 0.66 3.98 ± 0.14 ** ** **
Naming (5) 3.20 ± 1.84 3.93 ± 1.67 3.36 ± 1.28 ** * ns
Visuospatial 1 (3) 0.69 ± 1.26 1.94 ± 1.44 2.89 ± 0.57 ** ** **
Visuospatial 2 (4) 2.25 ± 1.61 3.61 ± 0.85 3.93 ± 0.33 ** ** *
Anterograde (6) 1.12 ± 1.75 4.03 ± 1.64 4.65 ± 1.31 ** ** *
Executive (help) (5) 2.94 ± 1.33 3.79 ± 1.27 4.16 ± 0.79 ** ** *
TYM-CN 29.12 ± 7.44 40.88 ± 4.38 43.89 ± 3.44 ** ** **
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD
  2. MCI mild cognitive impairment, TYM-CN Test Your Memory Chinese version
  3. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01