The role of education in mini-mental state examination: a study in Northeast Brazil.

@article{BritoMarques2004TheRO,
  title={The role of education in mini-mental state examination: a study in Northeast Brazil.},
  author={Paulo Roberto de Brito-Marques and Jos{\'e} Eul{\'a}lio Cabral-Filho},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 2A},
  pages={206-11}
}
BACKGROUND There is evidence that schooling can influence performance in cognitive assessment tests. In developing countries, formal education is limited for most people. The use of tests such as Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), could have an adverse effect on the evaluation of illiterate and low education individuals. OBJECTIVE To propose a new version of MMSE as a screening test to assess Illiterate and low education people. METHOD A study was carried out enrolling 232 individuals… CONTINUE READING
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