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Performances on Symbol Digit Modalities Test, Color Trails Test, and modified Stroop test in a healthy, elderly Danish sample.
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PMID:  23013462     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
ABSTRACT This study presents Danish data for the Symbol Digit Modalities Test (SDMT), Color Trails Test (CTT), and a modified Stroop test from 100 subjects aged 60-87 years. Among the included demographic variables, age had the highest impact on test performances. Thus, the study presents separate data for different age groups. For SDMT and CTT1, Danish Adult Reading Test (DART) score also had a significant impact on test performances. The incongruent version of the modified Stroop test was significantly correlated to education. Moderate and significant correlations were found between the three tests. Even though the three tests are commonly used, few normative data for elderly exists. SDMT and CTT performances from this study were in the same range as previously published international norms, but the validity of the result from the modified Stroop test could not be investigated.
Asmus Vogel; Jette Stokholm; Kasper Jørgensen
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-27
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Title:  Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-4128     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
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Created Date:  2012-9-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9614434     Medline TA:  Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
a Memory Disorders Research Group, Department of Neurology, Neuroscience Centre, Rigshospitalet , Copenhagen University Hospital , Copenhagen , Denmark.
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