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Table 1 Percent of participants who took the delayed, larger payment option for each temporal discounting question

From: Association of cognition with temporal discounting in community based older persons

Delayed payment amount All participants (mean alpha = 0.018, SD = 0.02) High cognition (mean alpha = 0.014, SD = 0.02) Low cognition (mean alpha = 0.022, SD = 0.03)
10.75 88 (23%) 22(23%) 22(23%)
12.50 183 (47%) 51(53%) 43(45%)
13.50 223 (57%) 67(69%) 42 (43%)
15.00 273 (70%) 73(75%) 59 (61%)
17.50 303 (78%) 80(82%) 68(70%)
20.00 326 (84%) 87(90%) 74 (76%)
30.00 356 (92%) 92(95%) 85 (88%)
  1. *High and low cognition groups represent the top and bottom quartiles on the measure of global cognition, respectively; immediate payment option for all questions = $10.