Table 4

Comparison of age-matched groups

Short Cognitive Test or subtestPatients with subjective memory complaints (mean (SD))Patients with aMCI/AD (mean (SD))Effect size* p Score Mann-Whitney U test
ACE-R91.1 (5.4)81.4 (5.5)9.4p<0.001
Total TYM-MCI19.3 (5.2)9.5 (4.7)10.3p<0.001
Visual recall9.4 (3.3)3.1 (3.2)10.3p<0.001
Verbal recall 14.3 (1.2)3.1 (1.1)6.0p<0.001
Verbal recall 25.5 (2.6)3.4 (2.2)4.6p<0.001
  • *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; TYM-MCI, Test Your Memory for Mild Cognitive Impairment.