Misclassification of dementia by the mini-mental state examination--are education and social class the only factors?

@article{Jagger1992MisclassificationOD,
  title={Misclassification of dementia by the mini-mental state examination--are education and social class the only factors?},
  author={Carol Jagger and Michael M. Clarke and Josephine Anderson and Tim Battcock},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={404-11}
}
The 1988 Melton Mowbray Study of the Elderly comprised an initial screen with the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) followed by a detailed clinical assessment using the Cambridge Mental Disorders of the Elderly Examination (CAMDEX) for all those scoring 21 and under on the MMSE, a one in two sample of those scoring 22 or 23 and a one in ten of the remainder. A total of 1579 subjects completed the initial screen with 438 subjects undergoing the CAMDEX assessment. Analysis of those subjects… CONTINUE READING