Table 8

Mean baseline scores for the patients whose diagnosis changed to aMCI/AD compared with patients in group 1 (SMC)

Short Cognitive Test or subtestMean scores of patients whose diagnosis changed to aMCI/AD (n=13)Subjective memory
complaints (n=96)
Effect size*p Score Mann-Whitney U test
ACE-R83.5 (4.4)90.8 (5.5)4.6p<0.001
Total TYM-MCI9.8 (4.7)19.8 (5.0)6.9p<0.001
Visual recall3.4 (2.9)9.8 (3.3)6.6p<0.001
Verbal recall 12.7 (1.3)4.4 (0.9)6.2p<0.001
Verbal recall 23.7 (2.2)5.5 (2.4)2.5p=0.02
  • *Mean difference divided by standard error (effect size from a two sample t-test).

  • ACE-R, Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examinations; aMCI/AD, amnestic mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease; SMC, subjective memory complaint; TYM-MCI, Test Your Memory for Mild Cognitive Impairment.