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Table 2 Correlation between age at examination or duration of education and the BRB-N

From: Apathy/depression, but not subjective fatigue, is related with cognitive dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis

  Age at examination Duration of education
  MS patients Healthy controls MS patients Healthy controls
BRB-N γ p value γ p value γ p value γ p value
SRT-LTS −0.23 0.0017 −0.53 <0.0001 0.21 0.0045 0.22 0.0055
SRT-CLTR −0.25 0.0006 −0.55 <0.0001 0.17 0.0214 0.19 0.0155
SRT-D −0.16 0.0318 −0.53 <0.0001 0.17 0.0199 0.21 0.0084
SPART −0.22 0.0023 −0.32 <0.0001 0.11 n.s. 0.07 n.s.
SPART-D −0.24 0.0009 −0.25 0.0011 0.07 n.s. 0.06 n.s.
SDMT −0.24 0.0012 −0.44 <0.0001 0.12 n.s. 0.23 0.0027
PASAT3 −0.13 n.s. −0.25 0.0014 0.13 n.s. 0.15 n.s.
PASAT2 −0.10 n.s. −0.31 <0.0001 0.12 n.s. 0.19 0.0150
WLG −0.10 n.s. −0.11 n.s. 0.04 n.s. −0.09 n.s.
  1. n.s.: not significant (p > 0.05).