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Table 2 Sample characteristics. SD standard deviation, CNT clinical control sample, DEMmi mild dementia, DEMmi_alz mild dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, DEMmi_other mild dementia, other forms, DEMmo moderate dementia, TMT A Trail Making Test Form A, TMT B Trail Making Test Form B

From: Sensitivity and specificity of the Bamberg Dementia Screening Test’s (BDST) full and short versions: brief screening instruments for geriatric patients that are suitable for infectious environments

  CNT
(n = 136)
DEMmi
(n = 883)
DEMmi_alz (n = 519) DEMmi_other (n = 364) DEMmo
(n = 276)
Gender female/male female/male female/male female/male female/male
80 / 56 544 / 339 332 / 187 212 / 152 161 / 115
  mean (SD) mean (SD) mean (SD) mean (SD) mean (SD)
Age 75.64 (7.82) 76.34 (8.45) 76.67 (8.50) 75.87 (8.41) 76.33 (6.43)
Years of education 12.13 (2.02) 12.04 (1.94) 12.01 (1.93) 12.09 (1.97) 11.84 (1.75)
GDS 3.75 (3.29) 3.74 (3.29) 3.66 (3.45) 3.83 (3.07) 3.45 (3.12)
BDST
Total score 41.29 (4.06) 29.61 (5.87) 29.21 (5.66) 30.16 (6.11) 19.66 (5.40)
Short form 16.81 (1.13) 14.00 (2.75) 13.62 (2.75) 14.54 (2.67) 9.96 (3.61)
Semantic memory (=ultra-short form) 9.76 (.62) 8.81 (1.62) 8.78 (1.61) 8.85 (1.64) 6.72 (2.46)
Verbal memory 7.04 (.86) 5.19 (1.75) 4.84 (1.81) 5.70 (1.54) 3.24 (1.99)
Visual construction 7.67 (.59) 6.41 (1.69) 6.52 (1.58) 6.25 (1.82) 4.76 (2.15)
Verbal Fluency 4.33 (3.16) 2.05 (1.86) 2.00 (1.88) 2.12 (1.84) 1.07 (1.25)
Visual memory 6.99 (1.16) 3.43 (2.08) 3.15 (1.96) 3.84 (2.19) 1.38 (1.45)
Cognitive flexibility 5.42 (1.56) 3.63 (1.38) 3.78 (1.45) 3.42 (1.25) 2.75 (1.14)
MMSE
Total score 28.14 (1.79) 24.09 (3.02) 23.78 (2.88) 24.53 (3.16) 15.80 (3.15)
CERAD-Plus
Semantic fluency 20.38 (5.41) 12.06 (4.25) 12.03 (4.40) 12.10 (4.04) 7.53 (3.57)
Boston naming test 14.18 (1.08) 12.06 (2.21) 12.10 (2.18) 12.00 (2.25) 10.14 (2.60)
 Word list
learning
18.82 (2.97) 11.71 (3.88) 10.76 (3.63) 13.05 (3.83) 7.94 (3.93)
Word list delayed free recall 6.21 (1.61) 2.55 (2.00) 1.65 (1.55) 3.83 (1.86) 1.11 (1.55)
Percent word list recognition 96.36 (8.20) 83.46 (13.50) 78.67 (13.79) 90.24 (9.64) 71.18 (14.09)
Figure drawing 10.61 (.79) 8.83 (1.879 8.94 (1.82) 8.67 (1.93) 7.05 (2.48)
Delayed recall figures 8.43 (2.43) 3.09 (2.75) 2.42 (2.57) 4.04 (2.73) 1.01 (1.96)
TMT A 51.83 (18.40) 102.95 (45.1) 98.63 (45.29) 108.78 (44.03) 156.65 (37.33)
TMT B 135.17 (52.97) 268.96 (57.30) 262.37 (63.96) 277.79 (45.52) 299.71 (2.74)
Phonematic fluency 11.80 (4.15) 6.90 (3.74) 7.19 (3.74) 6.49 (3.70) 5.11 (3.45)