Adjusting Mini-Mental State Examination scores for age and educational level to screen for dementia: correcting bias or reducing validity?

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The question of whether Mini-Mental State Examination scores should be adjusted for age and educational levels to screen for dementia in clinical populations is reexamined in the results of a recent study supporting adjustment. If the criterion is to identify the most accurate screening procedure for each sociodemographic subgroup, the evidence indicates… (More)

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@article{Kraemer1998AdjustingMS, title={Adjusting Mini-Mental State Examination scores for age and educational level to screen for dementia: correcting bias or reducing validity?}, author={H. C. Kraemer and D. J. Moritz and Jerome A Yesavage}, journal={International psychogeriatrics}, year={1998}, volume={10 1}, pages={43-51} }