[Variation of Mini-Mental-State examination scores due to age and educational level. Normalized data in the population over 70 years of age in Pamplona].

@article{Manubens1998VariationOM,
  title={[Variation of Mini-Mental-State examination scores due to age and educational level. Normalized data in the population over 70 years of age in Pamplona].},
  author={Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Manubens and Pablo Martinez-Lage and J M Mart{\'i}nex-Lage and R Larumbe and Javier Muruz{\'a}bal and Miguel {\'A}ngel Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and C Guarch and Teresa Urrutia and Pedro de Sarrasqueta and Francisco Lacruz},
  journal={Neurologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={111-9}
}
The Mini-Mental-State Examination (MMSE) is widely used as a screening tool for dementia in epidemiological studies. Its applicability in population-based studies is nevertheless limited by its low specificity. The effect of age and educational level have been usually ignored when cut-off scores have been selected. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of age and educational level on the MMSE scores in a representative sample of subjects older than 70 and provide adjusted normalised… CONTINUE READING

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