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Table 1 Characteristics of the population by MCI classification

From: Behavioural and psychological symptoms in the older population without dementia - relationship with socio-demographics, health and cognition

  No Cognitive Impairment MCI OCIND
Age mean(se) 73.5 (0.28) 73.8 (0.43) 73.5 (0.31)
MMSE mean(se) 27.4 (0.08) 25.4 (0.14) 24.4 (0.18)
Female N(%) 389 (58) 242 (62) 439 (65)
Living in institutions N(%) 8 (1.2) 11 (2.8) 23 (3.4)
Vascular disease N(%) 134 (20) 111 (29) 164 (24)
Taking anti-depressant medication 20 (3.0) 23 (5.9) 29 (4.3)
Taking anti-psychotic medication 2 (0.3) 1 (0.3) 5 (0.7)
Impaired activities of daily living N(%) 66 (10) 69 (18) 140 (21)
More than 9 years education N(%) 310 (46) 108 (28) 153 (23)
Regular contact with family N(%) 374 (73) 222 (83) 397 (79)
Poor self-rated health N(%) 178 (27) 168 (44) 256 (38)
Lower social class N(%) 365 (54) 278 (71) 493 (73)