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Table 2 Psychometric tests and clinical scale results from the DEMDATA sample

From: Cross-sectional study of prevalence of dementia, behavioural symptoms, mobility, pain and other health parameters in nursing homes in Austria and the Czech Republic: results from the DEMDATA project

Country AUT CZ p-value
Statistical values N Mean (±SD)a 95% CI N Mean (±SD)a 95% CI
Cognition
 Global Deterioration Scale (GDS) 562 5.1 ± 1.4 (Range: 2–7) 5.0–5.2 511 3.9 ± 1.9 (Range: 1–7) 3.7–4.1 <.001b
 GDS 1–3% (n)   14.8% (83)    47.0% (240)   
 GDS 4–7% (n)   85.2% (479)    53.0% (271)   
 MMSE 557 14.3 ± 9.4 (Range: 0–30) 13.0–15.1 489 17.7 ± 9.5 (Range: 0–30) 16.9–18.5 <.001b
 Clock drawing test 552 4.9 ± 1.6 (Range: 1–6) 4.8–5.0 388 3.7 ± 1.8 (Range: 1–6) 3.5–3.9 <.001b
 BCRS 564 4.9 ± 0.4 (Range: 1.3–7.0) 4.9–4.9 506 3.6 ± 0.9 (Range: 0.0–7.0) 3.5–3.7 <.001b
Behaviour
 BEHAVE-AD-FW 571 15.0 ± 19.9 (Range: 0–149) 13.4–16.6 513 7.1 ± 12.2 (Range: 0–79) 6.0–8.2 <.001b
 Behavioural symptom, any % (n)   80.6% (460) 77.3–83.0   56.7% (291) 52.4–61.0  
 E-BEHAVE-AD 569 0.8 ± 1.4 (Range: 0–10) 0.7–0.9 510 0.8 ± 1.6 (Range: 0–13) 0.7–0.9 .52b
  1. aData represent mean (M) and standard deviation (SD) if not otherwise stated
  2. bWilcoxon rank sum test