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Table 3 Pre-post-follow up values for both groups and differences between the groups at post test and follow-up test, controlled for pre test

From: Small scale homelike special care units and traditional special care units: effects on cognition in dementia; a longitudinal controlled intervention study

        Effect group
  Small scale homelike SCU M (SD) Regular SCU M (SD) Post Follow up
  Pre Post Follow up Pre Post Follow up N P Ƞ 2 N P (F) Ƞ 2
SMMSEa 8.7 (6.5) 9.1 (7.3) 9.0 (7.1) 8.37 (6.5) 7.9 (6.2) 8.9 (5.6) 64 .51 .01 54 .85 .00
8WT totala 8.6 (8.0) 9.0 (7.3) 9.7 (6.2) 8.0 (6.6) 9.3 (7.6) 9.7 (6.7) 37 .53 .01 32 .87 .00
8WT recalla 0.0 (0.2) 0.3 (1.1) 0.2 (0.8) 0.2 (0.6) 0.2 (0.9) 0.0 (0.0) 37 .55 .01 31 .33 .04
8WT recognitiona 4.6 (2.7) 5.0 (2.7) 4.7 (2.9) 4.3 (2.6) 4.4 (2.9) 3.8 (2.8) 37 .67 .01 30 .59 .01
RBMT picturesa 11.2 (4.6) 13.2 (3.7) 12.4 (4.5) 12.8 (3.4) 11.3 (4.1) 11.1 (4.3) 45 .003 .19 36 .06 .10
RBMT facesa 5.7 (1.6) 6.2 (1.7) 6.0 (1.3) 6.5 (2.0) 5.8 (1.7) 5.4 (1.7) 42 .09 .07 30 .12 .09
Fluencya 7.7 (6.1) 7.5 (7.4) 7.0 (7.3) 6.4 (5.0) 7.2 (7.4) 8.2 (6.7) 50 .84 .00 40 .64 .01
BNTa 3.8 (4.0) 3.7 (4.5) 4.1 (4.5) 3.8 (4.5) 4.1 (6.1) 3.6 (5.4) 60 .61 .01 49 .49 .01
Praxis totala 56.7 (24.7) 52.0 (31.0) 59.1 (30.6) 60.0 (23.7) 51.0 (33.5) 60.3 (23.5) 43 .74 .00 33 .64 .01
TMT Aa 16.5 (10.6) 15.8 (11.3) 13.7 (11.5) 13.3 (10.5) 12.7 (10.4) 15.6 (11.1) 31 .54 .02 25 .73 .00
TMT Ba 4.5 (7.9) 3.9 (9.0) 4.5 (10.1) 0.5 (1.1) 1.7 (1.6) 1.5 (2.4) 12 .30 .12 10 .39 .11
Clox 1a 3.2 (4.3) 3.1 (3.8) 4.6 (4.7) 2.3 (3.3) 1.6 (2.0) 2.9 (2.6) 34 .34 .03 25 .52 .02
Clox 2a 4.5 (4.7) 4.6 (5.1) 6.7 (5.5) 5.4 (3.8) 5.8 (4.2) 7.1 (4.3) 32 .80 .00 25 .65 .01
GIT2 figure recogn.a 1.6 (2.3) 2.2 (2.7) 2.2 (3.0) 2.1 (4.2) 1.3 (1.6) 1.3 (1.1) 43 .17 .05 33 .06 .11
GDS15b 1.3 (1.2) 1.2 (1.0) 0.8 (0.7) 1.0 (0.8) 0.9 (0.9) 0.8 (0.7) 50 .62 .01 38 .88 .00
Incoherent behaviourb 9.1 (3.2) 8.8 (2.9) 8.3 (2.9) 8.8 (3.5) 9.0 (3.8) 9.1 (3.5) 90 .78 .00 89 .07 .04
Memory disturbanceb 18.6 (4.3) 18.8 (4.4) 17.8 (4.8) 17.3 (4.9) 18.9 (4.8) 17.6 (4.6) 90 .22 .02 88 .65 .00
Disorientationb 9.0 (2.4) 9.4 (2.6) 9.1 (2.6) 9.3 (3.0) 10.9 (3.3) 9.5 (3.2) 90 .07 .04 88 .74 .00
IQCODE-N −40.4 ((14.7) 5.5 (17.3) 4.3 (20.7) −43.5 (9.3) −5.4 (26.0) −6.5 (25.1) 77 .03 .07 63 .06 .06
  1. Ƞ2 = partial eta square, ahigher score = better performance, bhigher score = more impairment