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Table 3 Parameter estimates for models for the relationship between transformed DAD score and cognitive function

From: To what degree does cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease predict dependence of patients on caregivers?

  MMSE Model ADAS Model
  Parameter Estimate (SE) P-Value Parameter Estimate (SE) P-Value
Model R2 0.29 0.32
Intercept 0.902 (0.080) < 0.0001 1.870 (0.067) < 0.0001
Age -0.006 (0.001) < 0.0001 -0.005 (0.001) < 0.0001
Male vs. Female -0.025 (0.015) 0.099 -0.034 (0.015) 0.023
Time since onset (years) -0.009 (0.003) 0.001 -0.007 (0.003) 0.013
Anti-psychotic medication use -0.078 (0.016) < 0.0001 -0.074 (0.016) < 0.0001
Lives with caregiver -0.071 (0.017) < 0.0001 -0.069 (0.016) < 0.0001
MMSE 0.036 (0.002) < 0.0001 - -
ADAS-cog - - 0.014 (0.001) < 0.0001
  1. Legend: SE = Standard Error