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Table 3 The relationship between cognitive impairment and hematological parameters in the BEH Program (n = 2426)

From: Association between anemia, physical performance and cognitive function in Iranian elderly people: evidence from Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) program

Variable Cognitive disorder OR [95% CI] P-value
Positive Negative
RBC 4.96 ± 0.66 5.06 ± 0.61 0.7 (0.65 to 0.89) 0.0001
WBC 7.35 ± 1.82 7.39 ± 2.49 0.99 (0.95 to 1.02) 0.637
MCV 85.78 ± 8.44 85.67 ± 8.14 1.00 (0.99 to 1.01) 0.747
MCH 29.73 ± 3.40 29. 88 ± 9.09 0.99 (0.9 to 1.00) 0.56
RDW 16.05 ± 54.73 14.38 ± 3.62 1.01 (0.98 to 1.04) 0.445
RDWa 75.68 ± 23.14 74.90 ± 20.32 1.00 (0.99 to 1.00) 0.401
Hgb 14.4 ± 1. 82 14.58 ± 1.65 0.94 (0. 89 to 0.98) 0.009
HCT 42.45 ± 5.06 43.19 ± 4.69 0.96 (0.95 to 0.98) 0.0001
  1. The logistic regression was used for analysis
  2. BEH Program Bushehr Elderly Health Program, CBC complete blood count, Hgb hemoglobin, MCH Mean corpuscular hemoglobin, MCV Mean corpuscular volume, PLT Platelets, RBC Red blood cell count, RDW Red Cell Distribution Width, WBC White blood cells