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Table 4 Normative values for EMSE total score by age-group and sex (group without dementia)

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

  Age-group (years)
  65–69 70–74 75–79 80–84 85+
Men (total) 1404 1325 1072 697 293
   Median 54 54 53 51 48
   5 th , 10 th pcntle 44,48 43,46 41,44 38,42 31,35
   25 th , 75 th pcntle 52,57 50,56 49,55 46,54 42,52
   90 th , 95 th pcntle 58,59 58,59 57,58 56,57 55,56
   Mean* 54.7 54.0 52.4 51.1 48.5
   +/- 1 SD* 49–58 47–57 45–57 43–55 38–54
   +/- 2 SDs* 37–59 34–59 31–59 30–58 20–57
Women (total) 1701 1699 1642 1244 746
   Median 54 53 52 48 46
   5 th , 10 th pcntle 43,46 42,45 40,43 34,38 30,35
   25 th , 75 th pcntle 51,57 49,56 47,55 44,53 41,51
   90 th , 95 th pcntle 58,59 57,58 56,58 55,56 54,55
   Mean* 54.4 53.3 51.8 49.2 47.0
   +/- 1 SD* 48–58 46–57 44–56 40–54 36–53
   +/- 2 SDs* 34–59 32–59 30–58 23–57 16–57
  1. * Back-transformed; pcntle Percentile of the distribution; SD Standard deviation