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Cutoff scores of the cognitive abilities screening instrument, Chinese version in screening of dementia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12411759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The purpose of this study of dementia screening was to obtain different cutoff scores of the Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument, Chinese versions (CASI C-2.0) for subjects with different educational backgrounds. The diagnosis of dementia was based on the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, ed 3 revised or ed 4 criteria. To diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the guidelines of the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association was followed. The severity of dementia was determined on the Clinical Dementia Rating scale. Altogether 2,096 subjects, aged 65 years and more, were included. Of them, 1,178 were normal and 918 were demented. Their performance on CASI C-2.0 was influenced by their education and age. Gender difference on CASI C-2.0 scores was only significant in the illiterate, but not in the literate group. We recommend that the population be divided into three levels, namely those who (1) had no formal education (Edu = 0); (2) received 1-5 years of schooling (Edu = 1-5), and (3) received 6 or more years of education (Edu >/=6). The cutoff scores of CASI C-2.0 in the diagnosis of dementia in these three educational groups were as follows: Edu = 0: 49/50 (sensitivity = 0.83; specificity = 0.85); Edu = 1-5: 67/68 (sensitivity = 0.83; specificity = 0.91), and Edu >/=6: 79/80 (sensitivity = 0.89; specificity = 0.90).
Authors:
Ker-Neng Lin; Pei-Ning Wang; Chia-Yih Liu; Wei-Ta Chen; Yi-Chung Lee; Hsiu-Chih Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1420-8008     ISO Abbreviation:  Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord     Publication Date:  2002  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-04     Completed Date:  2003-03-28     Revised Date:  2008-03-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9705200     Medline TA:  Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  176-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2002 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Neurological Institute, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Case-Control Studies
Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*
Dementia / diagnosis*
Educational Status
Female
Humans
Language
Male
Mass Screening / methods*
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales / standards*
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
Taiwan

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