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Table 3 Brief Memory and Executive Test (BMET) normalised individual, total performance, and index scores for the whole Small Vessel Disease (SVD) group and for those with and without cognitive impairment

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

  SVD (whole sample) SVD-nCI (n = 170) SVD-CI (n = 26) SCD-nCI vs. SVD-CI
Executive functioning and processing speed
Letter-number matching 1.7 (0.6) 1.8 (0.5) 1.1 (0.7) z = 5.9 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.42
Motor sequencing 1.7 (0.7) 1.8 (0.6) 1.1 (0.9) z = 4.6 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.33
Letter sequencing 1.7 (0.7) 1.9 (0.5) 0.6 (0.8) z = 8.7 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.62
N-L sequencing 1.8 (0.6) 1.9 (0.4) 0.9 (0.8) z = 7.9 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.56
Orientation and Memory
Orientation 1.9 (0.4) 1.9 (0.4) 1.7 (0.6) z = 2.3 (P = 0.02), r = 0.16
Five item repetition 1.5 (0.8) 1.7 (0.7) 0.6 (0.9) z = 5.8 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.41
Five item recall 1.7 (0.7) 1.8 (0.6) 1.2 (0.9) z = 3.7 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.25
Five item recognition 1.7 (0.7) 1.8 (0.6) 1.4 (0.9) z = 2.4 (P = 0.02), r = 0.17
Composite total score and sub-scales
BMET Total 13.6 (2.9) 14.4 (1.9) 8.7 (2.8) z = 7.4 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.53
BMET EF/PS 6.9 (1.8) 7.3 (1.2) 3.8 (2.1) z = 7.9 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.56
BMET Orient/Mem 6.7 (1.6) 7.1 (1.3) 4.9 (1.9) z = 5.6 (P ≤0.001), r = 0.40
  1. SVD-nCI, SVD with no cognitive impairment; SVD-CI, SVD with cognitive impairment.