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Table 5 Correlations of MMSE domain scores with corresponding neuropsychological test by demographic variables, ABC study data

From: Cognitive screening among acute respiratory failure survivors: a cross-sectional evaluation of the Mini-Mental State Examination

MMSE domain Corresponding neuropsychological test All patients Gender Age
    Male Female <50 ≥50
At Discharge: (N = 61) (n = 38) (n = 23) (n = 17) (n = 44)
Attention Digit Span total score 0.47a 0.55a 0.39 0.49a 0.46a
Digit Span forward 0.29 0.32 0.31 0.32 0.28
Digit Span backward 0.45a 0.53a 0.34 0.63a 0.41a
3 Months: (n = 68–69) (n = 37) (n = 31–32) (n = 19) (n = 49–50)
Attention Digit Span total score 0.34a 0.38a 0.29 −0.30 0.42a
Digit Span forward 0.20 0.27 0.12 −0.16 0.22
Digit Span backward 0.39a 0.35a 0.45a −0.41 0.51a
12 Months: (n = 45–47) (n = 21–22) (n = 24–25) (n = 10) (n = 35–37)
Attention Digit Span total score 0.47a 0.48a 0.47a 0.62 0.45a
Digit Span forward 0.20 0.31 0.12 0.50 0.17
Digit Span backward 0.49a 0.57a 0.33 0.32 0.52a
  1. MMSE, mini-mental status examination.
  2. a P ≤0.05.