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Table 3 Performance of SMMSE and MMSE for the diagnosis of dementia (n = 184)

From: Development of a short form of Mini-Mental State Examination for the screening of dementia in older adults with a memory complaint: a case control study

  SMMSE score ≤ 4 MMSE score ≤ 24
Sensitivity (%) 89.5 90.0
Specificity (%) 85.4 75.5
Positive predictive value (%) 95.5 92.8
Negative predictive value (%) 70.0 68.9
Likelihood ratio of positive test 6.1 3.7
Likelihood ratio of negative test 8.1 7.7
Odds ratio for dementia [95% CI] 49.8 [18.0;137.8] 28.6 [11.6;70.3]
  1. SMMSE: Short form of Mini-Mental State Examination
  2. MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination
  3. CI: Confidence interval