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Table 5 Mean HDS-R scores of older adults and their family members who notice forgetfulness.

From: Discrepancy in the perception of symptoms of cognitive decline between older adults and their family members: results of the Toyama dementia survey

 n = 663
 Family 
HDS-R scores, mean ± SD
 Perception of forgetfulnessYesNoOlder adults notice their forgetfulness
Older adultsHDS-R scores, mean ± SDYes15.5 ± 8.0524.9 ± 6.5322.7 ± 8.00
No13.0 ± 8.9427.0 ± 3.98 
Family members notice the forgetfulness of older adults14.7 ± 8.30