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Table 2 The effect of frailty on cognition

From: Cognitive function in Prefrail and frail community-dwelling older adults in China

  Robust (n = 1798) Prefrail (n = 1087) Frail (n = 317)
MMSE total score 27.54 ± 3.72 26.46 ± 4.86* 22.79 ± 6.59*Δ
Comprehension 2.92 ± 0.32 2.87 ± .045 2.70 ± 0.67*Δ
Reading 0.96 ± 0.19 0.94 ± 0.23* 0.84 ± 0.37*Δ
Naming 1.99 ± 0.13 1.99 ± 0.14 1.95 ± 0.30*Δ
Drawing 0.74 ± 0.44 0.69 ± 0.46* 0.48 ± 0.50*Δ
Writing 0.97 ± 0.20 0.94 ± 0.24* 0.84 ± 0.37*Δ
Repetition/registration 2.90 ± 0.40 2.80 ± 0.51* 2.61 ± 0.79*Δ
Orientation to time 4.66 ± 0.89 4.46 ± 1.15* 3.66 ± 1.67*Δ
Orientation to place 4.80 ± 0.66 4.69 ± 0.85* 4.20.291 ± 1.35*Δ
Recall 2.52 ± 0.79 2.39 ± 0.89* 1.93 ± 1.10*Δ
Attention 5.09 ± 1.59 4.69 ± 1.85* 3.58 ± 2.19*Δ
  1. *P < 0.05, compared to robust group; ΔP < 0.05, compared to prefrail group