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Table 1 Participant demographics and characteristics by cognitive status group

From: A framework for secondary cognitive and motor tasks in dual-task gait testing in people with mild cognitive impairment

Variable Controls (n = 41) MCI (n = 41) p-value*
Age in years (SD) 72.10 (3.80) 76.20 (7.65) < 0.001
Female, n (%) 33 (80.5%) 23 (56.1%) 0.032
Height (cm) 160.09 (22.48) 166.26 (9.14) 0.099
Body Mass Index (kg/cm2) 27.39 (4.01) 25.78 (3.79) 0.065
Years of education (SD) 14.12 (3.59) 12.93 (3.07) 0.123
Number of prescribed medications (SD) 5.56 (3.51) 6.13 (3.47) 0.462
Number of comorbidities (SD) 3.78 (2.30) 4.08 (2.80) 0.598
Falls in previous 12 months, n (%) 8 (19.5%) 9 (22.0%) 0.786
Fear of falling (yes, %) 5 (12.2%) 11 (26.8%) 0.100
MoCA (SD) 28.68 (1.19) 23.10 (2.36) < 0.001
  1. MCI, mild cognitive impairment; MoCA, Montreal Cognitive Assessment; SD, standard deviation; *, statistically significant at p < 0.05