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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the sample analysed.

From: A comparison of parametric models for the investigation of the shape of cognitive change in the older population

Variable N (%)
Non manual profession 755 (38%)
Left school aged <= 14 years old 1582 (70%)
Female 1266 (63%)
Walks unaided around town or block 1582 (73%)
Married 773 (33%)
Mean ± st. dev. age at baseline 81 ± 5 yrs.
Mean ± st. dev. MMSE (median)  
Baseline 24.5 ± 5.2 (26)
T2 23.0 ± 7.2 (25)
T7 24.1 ± 5.3 (25)
T9 26.3 ± 4.5 (25)