Sensitivity and specificity of the Mini-Mental State Examination in a Spanish-speaking population.

@article{OstroskySols2000SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of the Mini-Mental State Examination in a Spanish-speaking population.},
  author={Feggy Ostrosky-Sol{\'i}s and G L{\'o}pez-Arango and Alfredo Ardila},
  journal={Applied neuropsychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={25-31}
}
The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE; Folstein, Folstein, & McHugh, 1975) was given to a total of 430 normal participants divided into 3 age ranges (16-50, 51-65, and 66-89) and 4 educational ranges (0, 1-4, 5-9, and > or = 10 years). The educational level effect was notoriously stronger than the age effect. Normal illiterate participants obtained scores… CONTINUE READING