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Table 2 Group differences in performance on the Brief Memory and Executive Test sub-scale raw scores (mean, SD)

From: The Brief Memory and Executive Test (BMET) for detecting vascular cognitive impairment in small vessel disease: a validation study

  Control SVD t -test
Time taken (minutes) 9.5 (2.6) 12.9 (4.7) t = 10.3 (P ≤0.001)
Executive functioning and processing speed
Letter-number matching (0–40) 27.7 (7.0) 24.1 (7.7) t = 5.3 (P ≤0.001)
Motor sequencing (s) 10.7 (8.0) 21.4 (22.1) t = 7.2 (P ≤0.001)
Letter sequencing (s) 36.8 (24.7) 56.1 (39.6) t = 6.7 (P ≤0.001)
N-L sequencing (s) 49.2 (43.3) 73.0 (57.3) t = 5.3 (P ≤0.001)
Orientation and memory
Orientation (0–10) 9.90 (0.3) 9.87 (0.4) t = 0.73 (P = 0.46)
Five item repetition (0–15) 14.5 (1.1) 13.8 (1.9) t = 5.1 (P ≤0.001)
Five item recall (max 5) 3.7 (1.4) 3.04 (1.7) t = 5.8 (P ≤0.001)
Five item recognition (max 5) 4.2 (1.0) 3.7 (1.6) t = 5.1 (P ≤0.001)