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Table 6 Normative values for EMSE total score by age-group and sex, and educational level (low: ≤ 9 years, high: > 9 years)

From: Brief cognitive assessment in a UK population sample – distributional properties and the relationship between the MMSE and an extended mental state examination

Age (years): 65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85+
Educational level: L H L H L H L H L H
Men 913 491 812 513 693 379 425 277 199 94
   Median 54 56 53 55 52 54 50 52 47 51
   5 th , 10 th† 44,47 48,51 42,46 46,49 40,42 44,48 38,41 42,44 31,34 32,38
   25 th , 75 th† 51,56 54,57 49,56 53,57 48,54 51,56 45,53 49,55 40,51 47,54
   90 th , 95 th† 58,58 59,59 57,58 58,59 57,58 58,59 55,57 57,58 54,55 56,57
   Mean* 54.2 55.8 53.3 55.4 51.8 54.5 50.2 52.5 47.2 51.0
   +/- 1 SD* 48–57 51–58 46–57 50–58 44–56 48–58 42–55 46–56 36–53 43–55
   +/- 2 SDs* 36–59 42–60 34–59 38–60 31–58 36–59 29–57 33–58 18–57 30–58
Women 1018 683 1011 688 1015 627 811 433 480 266
   Median 53 55 52 55 51 53 47 51 45 49
   5 th , 10 th† 42,45 46,49 41,44 46,48 38,42 42,46 33,37 39,42 29,33 35,38
   25 th , 75 th† 50,56 53,57 48,55 52,57 46,54 50,55 43,51 47,54 40,50 43,53
   90 th , 95 th† 58,58 59,59 57,58 58,59 56,57 57,58 54,55 56,57 53,54 56,57
   Mean* 53.6 55.6 52.4 54.8 50.9 53.4 47.9 51.6 45.6 49.6
   +/- 1 SD* 47–57 50–58 45–56 48–58 43–55 47–57 39–53 44–56 35–52 39–55
   +/- 2 SDs* 33–59 39–60 31–59 35–59 29–58 34–59 23–57 30–58 17–56 20–58
  1. Percentiles of the distribution; SD Standard deviation; * Back-transformed