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Table 4 Clustered z-scores pre-post-follow up values for both groups and differences between the groups at post test en follow-up test, controlled for pretest

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

        Comparisons
  Small scale homelike SCU M (SD) Regular SCU M (SD) Pre - post Pre - follow up
  Pre Post Follow up Pre Post Follow up N P Ƞ 2 N P Ƞ 2
Episodic memory −0.3 (2.2) 0.4 (2.2) 0.5 (2.3) 0.4 (2.1) −0.1 (2.7) −0.1 (2.3) 33 .51 .42 27 .47 .43
Executive functions 44.3 (28.6) 49.6 (31.8) 55.4 (34.1) 35.7 (17.9) 44.4 (22.2) 45.8 (17.0) 11 .76 .83 8 .62 .90
Global cognitive functioning −28.7 (19.2) 12.8 (17.2) 11.2 (22.7) −35.5 (12.1) −1.4 (29.5) −3.5 (28.5) 53 .03 .07 36 .09 .10