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Table 3 Correlations between test results and demographic characteristics

From: Consistency and applicability of different brief screen instrument of cognitive function in elderly population

  Gender   Age   Education   Marriage  
Correlation coefficient P value Correlation coefficient P value Correlation coefficient P value Correlation coefficient P value
MMSE   −0.087 0.255 −0.215 0.004 −0.315 <  0.001 − 0.175 0.034
MoCA   − 0.105 0.121 − 0.194 0.003 − 0.528 <  0.001 − 0.113 0.119
SCWT IS −0.261 0.003 0.121 0.177 0.13 0.119 0.08 0.41
TI −0.233 0.012 0.034 0.716 0 0.996 0.03 0.766
EI −0.049 0.601 0.142 0.134 0.156 0.079 0.047 0.647
DST   −0.134 0.074 −0.166 0.023 −0.375 <  0.001 − 0.168 0.038
TMT Errors 0.113 0.146 0.32 <  0.001 0.285 <  0.001 0.031 0.708
Time 0.115 0.143 0.141 0.07 0.377 <  0.001 0.013 0.877
VF Animals −0.154 0.052 −0.247 0.001 −0.196 0.011 −0.069 0.415
Objects −0.031 0.692 −0.251 0.001 −0.258 0.001 −0.11 0.19
Alternated −0.109 0.156 −0.377 <  0.001 −0.174 0.02 −0.088 0.282
Total −0.097 0.21 −0.31 <  0.001 −0.236 0.002 −0.1 0.226